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Penza residents can express their opinion for or against crematorium building

15:14 | 08.11.2016 | Society

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Penza, 8 November 2016. PenzaNews. The poll aimed to find out Penza residents’ opinion regarding the expedience of a crematorium building is published at the mayor's office website.

Penza residents can express their opinion for or against crematorium building

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The city residents are suggested to answer only one question “Do you consider the building of crematorium in Penza necessary?”

There are six possible answers to choose from: “Yes, because municipal cemeteries are overfilled”, “Yes, such way of burial is more ecologic”, “Yes, city residents must be given the right to choose”, “Yes, this way of burial is cheaper than the traditional one”, “No, it contradicts religious traditions”, “No, it is too early to speak about it”.

Besides, it is also pissible to send answers by e-mail.

“A public opinion poll on this issue was conducted in 2010. At that time, 159 out of 436 people considered it necessary for residents to be given the right to choose a way of burial, and 113 website visitors found the project contradictory to religious traditions,” the mayor’s office press-service comments to the news agency PenzaNews.

The city administration added that this year LLC National Memorial Company suggested realization of a cremation block project in Penza.

“The organization can build a crematorium construction by a standard design, produce and install cremation equipment at the territory coordinated with the municipal government and allotted for this purpose,” the mayor’s office responded.

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