Legendary Hindi Poet Mahadevi Verma Gets House Tax Notice 30 Years After Her Death

Even 30 years after her death, noted litterateur Mahadevi Verma seems alive to Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). AMC’s house tax department has issued a notice in the name of Verma, asking her to appear in person, and deposit pending house tax of Rs 44,816 failing which her house at Nevada, Ashok Nagar, would be attached.

The notice, dated November 4, 2017 was handed to the Pandey family that presently resides in the house. Two years before her death, Mahadevi Verma had set up a trust – Sahitya Sahkaar Nyas – and had donated all her property including her 327/114 Nevada house to it.

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