Which city is associated with cremated bodies lying on the banks of a river?

Hyderabad
Kanpur
Varanasi
Luxor
Hindus believe that bathing in the Ganges remits sins and that dying in Varanasi ensures release of a person's soul from the cycle of its trans­mi­gra­tions. Those who are lucky enough to die in Varanasi, are cremated on the banks of the Ganges, and are granted instant sal­va­tion. Thus, many Hindus arrive here for dying.

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Hyderabad
Kanpur
Varanasi
Luxor
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flagIndia
6%
3%
84%
4%
173
flagNorway
7%
19%
69%
3%
26
flagSpain
5%
22%
65%
5%
35
flagFrance
11%
15%
61%
7%
26
flagItaly
11%
25%
58%
3%
51
flagGreece
4%
36%
54%
4%
22
flagSweden
0%
29%
50%
20%
24
flagAustralia
15%
26%
46%
7%
26
flagPoland
8%
33%
45%
12%
13499
flagthe United States
16%
27%
43%
11%
485
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
36%
41%
11%
372
flagCanada
16%
31%
41%
8%
60
flagRussia
30%
23%
40%
5%
52
flagGermany
11%
37%
39%
10%
186
flagthe Netherlands
15%
25%
38%
17%
39
flagLithuania
9%
22%
36%
31%
22
flagUkraine
15%
28%
34%
21%
46
flagUnknown
11%
35%
33%
19%
447
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
44%
32%
14%
50
flagDenmark
16%
35%
32%
9%
31

Gender

men41%
women44%
Hyderabad
11%
8%
Kanpur
34%
34%
Varanasi
41%
44%
Luxor
12%
12%

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