New Delhi: In a bizarre case, a man from Maharashtra's Thane received a call from the local civic body to collect his death certificate.
According to Chandrashekhar Desai he recived a call from the Thane Municipal office to collect his death certificate. "I received a call from Thane Municipal Corporation to collect my death certificate," Chandrashekhar Desai told ANI.
Maharashtra: Thane man receives a call from civic body to collect his death certificate
"I received a call from Thane Municipal Corporation to collect my death certificate," Chandrashekhar Desai said pic.twitter.com/i9KX3ndhfx
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When the matter was brought to light, the Deputy Commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation said it was a technical error and assured that the list is verifed before calls are made.
"We got this list from Pune office as we don't prepare it. It was a technical error as his name appeared in the list of deaths. We've instructed our team to verify the list & then call people for follow-up," he said.
Desai had tested positive for COVID-19 in August 2020 and was subsequently cured, during his quarantine he had received a call once to enquire about his health.