Patna: Lord Hanuman has defaulted on payment property tax of Rs 4.33 lakh in a Bihar town and authorities have decided to issue notice to him to make the payment at the earliest, officials said on Friday.
Lord Hanuman is a “property tax defaulter” in Ara, district headquarters of Bhojpur, in Bihar. “Lord Hanuman has property tax dues of Rs 4.33 lakh to be paid to Ara Nagar Nigam,” a civic official said. According to Ara Municipal Corporation officials, there are three holdings (property) in the name of Lord Hanuman at Badi Mathiae town.
Concerned officials have informed the temple authorities twice to clear the dues of holding tax. But it is yet to be paid. According to Ara municipal commissioner Pramod Kumar, there is a provision to send notice in the name of holder. “Three properties are in the name of Hanuman and property tax has not been paid.”
Bihar’s summons to ‘Bajrang Bali’
>> In February, a court in Rohtas district issued summons to Lord Hanuman for an appearance in conn-ection with a roadside temple dedicated to him.
>> Earlier, an encroachment notice was issued against him in Begusarai district, regarding a roadside temple.