A dead body wrapped in white cloth is being laid by the relatives and the doms on Manikarnika ghat for the cremation. The doms are allowed to touch a member of an upper caste only when he is dead.

A dead body wrapped in white cloth is being laid by the relatives and the doms on Manikarnika ghat for the cremation. The doms are allowed to touch a member of an upper caste only when he is dead.