The ‘deceased’ Lal Bihari is now planning to remarry his 56-year-old wife Karmi Devi as it has been 27 years since he was alive again.
Real Story of Kaagaz man After being declared ‘dead’ in government records, Lal Bihari ‘Mritak’ is once again in the headlines. He had fought a long battle to prove himself alive. The ‘deceased’ Lal Bihari is now planning to remarry his 56-year-old wife Karmi Devi as it has been 27 years since he was alive again. He was declared alive on 30 June 1994. Also Read – ‘Government will not repeal agricultural laws’, Agriculture Minister said – ready to discuss provisions with farmers
Lal Bihari told reporters, “I was reincarnated in the government records 27 years ago. The wedding ceremony will take place in 2022, when I will be 28 years old after my reincarnation in the government records.” The deceased have three children – two daughters and a son. Everyone is married now. Now 66-year-old Lal Bihari said he wants to remarry his wife and draw people’s attention to the plight of the “living dead”. Also Read – Three people gang-raped by taking a minor home, step sister supported; girl found under bus seat
Lal Bihari said, “Though I fought and won my case, not much has really changed in the system. I was ‘dead’ in official records for 18 years. There are still people who have been declared dead and their land has been grabbed by relatives with the connivance of a government official. I have been helping such victims in the last decades, but the campaign must continue.” Also Read – In Uttar Pradesh, milk business is providing employment to villagers, big companies are showing interest in business
Lal Bihari hails from Amillo village in Azamgarh district and was officially declared dead in 1975. During his legal battle to get his identity back, he added ‘Mritak’ (deceased) to his name. He also formed a deceased association to expose cases like his. Filmmaker Satish Kaushik has made a film ‘Kaagaz’ on his life and actor Pankaj Tripathi has played the role of the deceased.