The funeral of nurse Jacintha Saldanha will be on held on Monday at 4 p.m. in the cemetery of Our Lady of Health Church at Shirva in Udupi, said William Menezes, spokesperson for the Bishop of Mangalore Diocese.
Stany Tauro, parish priest at Shirva, however, refused to divulge any more details.
Ms. Saldanha’s mortal remains will be kept for public viewing at Shirva immediately after the mass and before the final rites, even if it means a delay of an hour and regardless of the number of people present.
On Ms. Saldanha’s note that purportedly contains details about her funeral, Mr. Menezes said: “Unless I know the content, we can’t say anything. But what is permissible is granted.”