Following the hiccups during the cremation of the Nipah victims at the Mavoor Road crematorium recently, the Kozhikode Corporation has decided to speed up the renovation of the crematoriums in the city.
The three are traditional crematoriums where firewood is used for burning the dead.
While the electric crematorium at Mavoor Road comes under the purview of the Corporation, the traditional crematorium is managed by private individuals.
Under the bylaw, the traditional crematorium will be leased out and those who manage it will be accountable to the Corporation.
Bylaw for maintenanceMeanwhile, the Corporation has come up with a bylaw for the maintenance of the traditional crematorium.
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