British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia

 

British Association for Cemeteries in South AsiaBACSA, the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia, was set up in 1976 to care for, and to record, European cemeteries wherever the East India Company set foot. It is estimated that some two million European men, women and children are buried in the Indian subcontinent alone.

Their aim is to make positive interventions in areas where there is a strong local base of people willing to restore European cemeteries, with financial aid from BACSA.  It is only by the impetus for restoration coming from the local community that there a chance that the old cemeteries will survive, and not relapse back into ruin and desolation in a few more years.

http://www.bacsa.org.uk/

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    British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia

    Really its a very good approach to this side that the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia has worked for the care of the cemetery in HImachal and around the south Asia I am a student and an Indian i welcome the steps of the (British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia) for taking care of dilapidated condition of the Cemetery in HImachal also…i wish him for the best in this side…i will happy to help him any time when in need.

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