Karachi, being the commercial hub of Pakistan, faces a constant influx of migrants from all corners of the country. This demographic situation has lead to retrenched capacity of graveyards and those that exist in the city cannot further accommodate any more burial. This is a matter of great concern in times of pandemics, disasters and calamities.
Then there are those dead bodies that are unowned, abandoned, unclaimed and unidentified, that are taken care of by Chhipa Volunteers. After the Ghusal & Kaffan of these bodies, they are then buried at the Chhipa Graveyard.