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Indian physicist HC Verma donates the royalties received for his book to the PM Relief Fund.

HC Verma has categorically denied the rumors of him donating one crore rupees of book royalties to the PM CARES fund.

HC Verma has categorically denied the rumors of him donating one crore rupees of book royalties to the PM CARES fund.A post circulating on social media since 2018 claims that IIT Kanpur Professor HC Verma, author of high school book “Concepts of Physics,” receives one crore of royalty every year which he donates to the PM Relief fund. The post also claims that he maintains a simple living standard as he travels on his old Bajaj Priya scooter.

HC Verma is a noted physicist and a recipient of the Padma Shri award. The pictures in the viral post seem to be taken from his social media accounts.

The professor refuted the claim and clarified on his Facebook account in 2018 that no such donations was made and called himself a common man and a physics learner. He said that he never owned a scooter of that color and make.

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