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Here in Meerut, Western UP the 200 year-old sprawling cemetery, located in the cantonment town, has an old graveyard containing British casualties of the 1857 Revolt. Under the fallen leaves and foliage lie thousands of graves out of which there are numerous British soldiers' graves including those casualties of the 1857 Revolt around 50. Many tombs have overgrowth of bushes trees, etc., and are heavily damaged. The huge graveyard is not well taken care of due to paucity of funds.
Meerut: British cemetery. image: Sandeep saxana. the hindu.com
St. John’s Cemetery, Meerut. image :Sandeep saxena the hindu.com
The graveyard is spread over 27 acres and flowering lantana and the presence of venomous snakes are a menace and need to be taken care o