4 centenarian ladies, together with one who’s 117 years outdated, have been felicitated by the Earnings Tax division in Madhya Pradesh for paying their taxes commonly, an official right here mentioned on Tuesday.
In view of the COVID-19 protocols, the felicitation programme was held via video convention on Monday with officers visiting these ladies at their locations in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to honour them.
The Earnings Tax division honoured Girija Bai Tiwari (117) from Bina in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, Ishwaribai Lulla (103) and Kanchan Bai (100) from Indore within the state, and Beena Rakshit (100) from Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh for paying their taxes commonly, the official mentioned.
Requested if Girija Bai is the oldest taxpayer on the planet or India, Principal Chief Commissioner of Earnings Tax (Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh) AK Chauhan informed PTI, I’m not certain about it, however she is actually the oldest within the two states as per the PAN card report. She is unquestionably one of many oldest taxpayers within the nation.”
Mr Chauhan knowledgeable that Girija Bai is drawing household pension on behalf of her husband, who was the unique pensioner.
The felicitation was held as a part of the 160th Earnings Tax Basis Day, which was celebrated on July 24.
The division has additionally opened two new Aaykar Sewa Kendra in Morena and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh for the comfort of taxpayers within the state, Mr Chauhan mentioned.
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