Culture Ministry comes up with Second Round of E-auction of gifts to PM Modi

News Bharati    11-Sep-2019
New Delhi, Sept. 11: PM Narendra Modi is not just India’s Prime Minister but also a famous leader who was adored by everyone and everywhere, He was always gifted with precious gifts. But, rather than saving these gifts, he always uses these gifts for public purposes.
 

 
 
A total of 2,772 gifts received by Prime Minister (PM) Modi as the head of the state are to go under the hammer in the second edition of an e-auction organized by the Ministry of Culture.
 
The announcement was made by the Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel who said that the auction is planned from 14 September to 3 October on the portal www.pmmementos.gov.in.
 
 
 
The auction will include 576 shawls, 964 angavastram, 88 pagris and various jackets along with portraits if the PM and other artworks. The prices for the artifacts will range from Rs 200 to Rs 2.5 lakh base prices and are currently on display in the National Gallery of Modern Art.
 
In the first such auction, over 1800 bids were received for the various articles gifted to the PM and like the last auction the proceeds from the sale will be directed towards the Namami Gange project.