#PODCAST Hindu funerals will still go ahead during #LockDown BUT permit must be obtained & immediate family ONLY

by Newsbreak Producer, Rachel Vadi - Permits from the South African Police Services will have to issued to Hindu priest - to allow them to travel to perform funeral and ceremonial rights during the nationwide 21 day lock down. This is according to the South African Hindu Maha Sabha. Chairmen of the Sabha, Ashwin Trikamjee says undertakers have been given permission to perform funerals - and they will need to provide a letter to the priest to perform the last rites. He also says that only the immediate family should be a part of the ceremony................