November 16, 2014 Stories by me 0 Comments

A grave matter: Illegal land deals have made Muslim burial a costly affair

As if finding a piece of land to live on wasn’t difficult enough, the search for an eternal resting place, those precious ‘two-yards’, is making many Muslims lose their sleep. With an increase in the Muslim population and the absence of urban planning in many cities, the hunt for graves is becoming a serious problem and has led to such trends as the advance booking of graves and the reuse of old family graves.

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This article was first published on, November 16, 2014.