Meerut Families Caught Burying Their Children ALIVE!
January 25, 2010 | by V Saxena

Not everybody celebrates a solar eclipse with a traditional pinhole projector. The folks in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, for instance, like to commemorate the occasion by burying their children.

Local authorities in Meerut were shocked to discover their local graveyard filled with families on January 15th, the day of India’s latest annular eclipse.

What’s even more shocking is that the parents were burying their children’s body parts, in hopes that a combination of the eclipse and graveyard dirt would somehow cure their polio.

According to Manzoor Ahmed, one of the parents at the scene, “Solar eclipse affects everything. It has been scientifically proven.”

Shaheen Fatima, who buried her son’s leg in the dirt, further clarifies this strange behavior, saying, “We believe that the solar eclipse affects the soil also…the soil undergoes some changes during the eclipse and hence it may correct the deformity in the children.”

Dr. Vinod Mishra, a local astrologer, discredits these claims, noting that a solar eclipse has zero effect on soil, let alone disease.

So who should we believe: parents who bury their children or a local astrologer? Hmm…

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V Saxena
I hail from Raleigh, North Carolina. I was raised in America and intend to bring up my children as proud Americans because I am defined by neither my past nor the color of my skin, but rather by the path I choose to take in life. It is this option to be who and what I want that has me so enamored with my Mother country: the United States of America. For more information, please visit http://conservativenewsfeed.com.
4 Comments
  • so what, its just a lil 2feet hole n them stickin kids into them? "burying their feet"

  • This article was mislabeled and made me think that it was about destitute or cruel parents who were disposing of unwanted children in a cruel way. Instead it was about attempts at a kind of faith healing. As usual God didn't bother to heal them.

    • yea me too. i think the author purposely mislabeled it to catch out attention. note the caps in ALIVE with the exclamation mark.

  • Don't we have a vaccine to polio now? i thought it got wiped out.

    How about getting a vaccine instead of relying on superstition.

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