Impact of COVID-19 on Celebration of Death, Mortuary, and Funerary Customs in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Study

During the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions significantly impacted religious activities related to death celebrations, mortuary practices, and funerary rituals in Bangladesh. Bereaved families faced a harsh reality, unable to perform the full rituals for their loved ones due to the pandemic outbreak. This study explores the adjustments and modifications made in cultural rituals and how they affected bereaved families and close relatives.

Author: Rahman, Md Abdur; Islam, Md Redwanul; Chowdhury, Monidipa; Md. Asaduzzaman; Barua, Proloy; Haque, M Atiqul
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2024