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Nigambodh Ghat is located on the banks of the Yamuna river coast in New Delhi, situated on the Ring Road, Delhi at the back of the historic Red Fort. It consists of a series of bathing and ceremonial stepped piers leading to the waters of the river. It is most known for being the oldest burning ghat in Delhi for performing Antyesti, Hindu funeral rites and also one of its busiest with 50–60 pyres burning every day. It also has an electric crematorium built in the 1950s and a CNG-run crematorium was added by the Municipal corporation with manages the cremation facilities in 2006.


Family collects Arun Jaitley's ashes from Nigambodh Ghat

Jaitley passed away in New Delhi on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was 66. He was cremated with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat on Sunday. Jaitley's last..
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Arun Jaitley cremated with state honours

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated at the Nigambodh Ghat here with full state honours on Sunday in the presence of leaders from across the political spectrum and scores of his admirers..
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Jaitley's mortal remains brought to BJP headquarters; ministers, leaders pay respect

The mortal remains of former finance minister Arun Jaitley were on Sunday morning brought to the BJP headquarters where Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, and senior party leaders and workers..
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Jaitley to be cremated at Nigambodh Ghat today

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With moist eyes, Delhi bids adieu to Sheila Dikshit

The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, with colleagues, Congress workers and admirers braving heavy rains and gusty winds bid her final..
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As desired, Sheila Dikshit to be cremated in CNG crematorium

Honouring her wish, the cremation of Congress' stalwart Sheila Dikshit will be done using the CNG method at the city's oldest cremation ground, Nigambodh Ghat. "The cremation of Sheila Dikshit will be..
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