The Religion & Culture Web Forum
"Notes From the Field: Retrieving the Dead
by Kristin Bloomer
(University of Chicago)
1 Population figures are from Government of India Population Census 2001 web site, Ministry of Home Affairs, Directory of Census Operations, Rajaji Bhavan, Besant Nagar, Chennai. Figures of deaths and injuries due to tsunami provided by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Tamil Nadu State Unit, Rajaji Bhavan, Besant Nagar, Chennai.