The Religion & Culture Web Forum


February 2005

Commentary Footnotes

Footnotes for
"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.

2 Outlook magazine, Vol. XLV, No. 2, New Delhi, Jan. 17, 2005, p. 32.

3 Ibid. These general estimates can also be found in many government of India reports, including the NIC Website.