A man who used to often feed a monkey in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh was offered last tributes by the animal which stayed next to the person's dead body during all rituals and procedures. The monkey was spotted crying to grieve the death of the man as it sat beside the dead body along with the deceased's family. It was also seen refusing to leave the body alone as it was being transported to the funeral site. WATCH VIDEO (Viewer discretion is advised)
Monkey travels 40 km to attend last rites
It is being reported that the monkey travelled for nearly 40 km to attend all rituals of the UP man identified as Ramkunwar Singh. For the last two months, Singh fed the monkey with some bread. The duo even spend time playing with each other daily. When the man passed away on Tuesday morning. Later, when the monkey visited the place as usual, it received the shocking news. Locals were quoted in news reports that the monkey shed tears.
The monkey not only attended the man's funeral along with other relatives of Singh but also reportedly waited near the pyre for a long while. The funeral took place at the Tigri Dham there where it attended all rites and rituals. Visuals from the site surfaced online showing the monkey express its affection and loyalty towards the animal feeder.