Widow lights father-in-law`s funeral pyre in Raisen
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Last Updated: Sunday, May 16, 2010, 23:37
Raisen (MP): In a rare incident, a widow lit the funeral pyre of her father-in-law to fulfil his wish here, sources said.

Devanti Chandel, last evening, lit the funeral pyre of her father-in-law, Kishan Lal Chandel (75), a resident of Arjun Nagar, who passed passed away after prolonged illness, they said.

Earlier, Kishal Lal, a retired employee of Madhya Pradesh State Electricity Board (MPSEB) had wished that his daughter-in-law light his pyre after his death as his lone son and Devanti's husband, Rajendra Chandel had died five years ago, the sources said.

There was no other person in Kishan Lal's family except his wife Ram Bai and daughter-in-law Devanti. After his son's demise, he treated Devanti as his son, they added.


First Published: Sunday, May 16, 2010, 23:37

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