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Seven more floating bodies recovered in Varanasi, Chandauli

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Varanasi: Seven more bodies have been recovered from the Ganga in Varanasi and Chandauli district. While one body was found near the Sujabad area of Varanasi, six were recovered in the Dhanapur area of Chandauli. None of the bodies wrapped in PPE kits or tied to stones is assumed to have been disposed of a week ago.

"We have deployed teams in villages and at cremation grounds in rural areas to tell people not to dispose of bodies in rivers and inform officials if they are incapable of cremating bodies," Divisional Commissioner Deepak Agrawal said.

"Bodies floating in the Ganges are not mere statistics, they are someone's father, mother, brother and sister. There has to be the accountability of the government that has failed its people so badly," Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief, tweeted.

"Bodies are floating in the Ganga in Ballia and Ghazipur. Reports are coming of mass burials on the banks of the river in Unnao. Official numbers from cities like Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Jhansi and Kanpur appear to be grossly under-reported." Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi tweeted. She further demanded a judicial enquiry into what is happening in the state by a high court judge.

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