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Natwarlal’s, the legend Indian conman, real name is Mithilesh Kumar Srivastava. He was born in Bangra village in Siwan district of Bihar. He was a lawyer by profession, before entering into the world of con.

He sold the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, the Rashtrapati Bhavan and also the Parliament House of India with its members.

Also, he cheated leading businessmen or industrialists. List includes the Tatas, the Birlas and also Dhirubhai Ambani taking from them huge money in cash, posing as social worker or needy person.

Natwarlal was wanted in more than 100 cases and he was wanted by 8 states police and was sentenced to 113 years in prison. However, he made daring escapes from different jails eight times in his life.

The last time he was arrested was in 1996 and was 84 years old at that time. But he again managed to slip through the hands of police at New Delhi railway station.

The people of his native village Bangra in Bihar take a pride that he belonged to their village and have decided to put up a statue of him as his monument, at the place, where his house once stood.

Source: wikipedia and google