1.You have purchased the property on as is where is and as is what is basis against the sale notice published by the lending Bank.
2. It is customary to enquire about the dues of the property by the intending purchaser before bidding for it and it includes, inter alia, dues to the electricity department, maintenance etc.
3. There is an Association maintaining the complex wherein the said flat is situated and the fact that the Association is not registered does not matter much legally.
4. After the purchase of the said flat, you have inherited the liability of payment of the outstanding standing in the name of the earlier owner of the flat which you shall have to bear legally.
5. However, please note that the Association can not deprive you of the basic amenities and facilities like water and electricity for your refusing the pay the maintenance (for yourself or the earlier owner), as per the Judgement passed by the Supreme Court.