New Delhi: Over 1,2000 items gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi are being auctioned online from September 17 to October 2.
The items gifted to the Prime Minister are auctioned and the proceeds are used for welfare projects.
1,348 gifts received by Prime Minister Modi last year pmementos.gov.in The auction was held through the website. More than 8,600 bids were sought for these. Olympic javelin gold medalist Neeraj Chopra’s autographed javelin gifted to the Prime Minister fetched the highest bid of Rs 1.5 crore. Representatives from the Indian Cricket Board, GreenCo, JSW Group, and Solar Industries bid for 20 high-value items in an online auction. The amount collected through this was given to the Navami Ganga Project.
Similarly, the gifts that came to the Prime Minister are still piled up. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gifted the Rani Kamalapati statue. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gifted Hanuman idol. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur gifted a trident. Andhra Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy gifted Venkatajalapathi film.
The players who participated in the Commonwealth Games gifted many sporting goods to the Prime Minister. Madhubani artists have given many paintings on the impact of Corona. Similarly, more than 1,200 gifts given to the Prime Minister will be auctioned online. The items will be auctioned from September 17 to October 2 at pmmementos.gov.in. In this auction, the minimum bid amount for the Ganesha film gifted to the Prime Minister from Karnataka has been set at Rs.100.