The Funeral



A good friend of mine from Bombay told me about a funeral he attended a couple of days ago. A funeral — except no one died.

It was a mock funeral for a tree, complete with Hindu rites and rituals, the obligatory mourners, flowers and lookers-on. Oh, and liberal amounts of red paint for dramatic effect. This was ostensibly not a very peaceful passing for this hapless tree.

All to raise awareness of global warming among India’s youth.

See My Mother’s Funeral.

One Response to “The Funeral”

  1. Nice to know someone is caring for the global warming.

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