Md Sharif will receive Padma Shri for performing last rites of 25,000 unclaimed bodies

Mohammad Sharif from Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya has been nominated for the Padma Shri Award for social work. He has performed last rites of 25,000 unclaimed bodies. He will receive Padma Shri form the President this year. Speaking to ANI, Sharif said, 27 years ago, my son was murdered in Sultanpur and I got to know about it a month later. After that, I took this task in my hand. I've cremated 3,000 bodies of Hindus and 2,500 bodies of Muslims so far."