Deaths

When a person dies in any family it is an occasion of great grief and mourning.  All the relatives, people belonging to the Bradery and friends are informed, who immediately come to share the grief of the bereaved family.  The funeral, which comprises of a procession of the dead body, at the head, followed by all male relatives and friends. The burial if not possible on the same day takes place the next day.

The distant relatives and friends depart on the same day the closed of them remain for a week or more, Food for the guests of the bereaved household is provided by kinsmen till the burial ceremony. Mourning continues for forty days and terminates at the Chehlum (nearly fortieth day), an occasion when all the relatives once again come to the bereaved family and condole. Quran Khawani (recitation from holy Quran) and prayers are offered for the deceased throughout this period.

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