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Life regained near pyre

In a shocking incident, a 50 year old man named Tapan Pal of Juria in the Nagaon district woke up while he was being taken to the funeral. The incident happened on Saturday afternoon when his family members and relatives presuming the man to be dead and asked fellow villagers to prepare Tapan for his last rites and funeral.

As the family was close to the place where funeral was located,suddenly rain started to fall and Tapan opened his eyes. He also started breathing and moved his hands and legs.The man was then rushed back to the Nagaon Civil hospital for treatment. However, his condition continued to be critical in the hospital till the filing of this report.

This bizzare incident stunned family members and funeral attendees. The incident also triggered widespread reactions in Nagaon as soon as the news spread.

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