Highest bid went upto Rs. 5 Lakh in the auction of mementos received by Prime Minister

A wooden bike and a painting of Narendra Modi at a railway station were auctioned in the second session and were sold at the highest bid of Rs. 5 Lakh each against its base price of Rs. 40,000 and 50,000 respectively. It was the highest bid for any memento in its physical auction held at New Delhi.  In the physical auction of Mementos received by Prime Minister total 1900 items were on display, on the last day total 270 items were sold.

One of the bidders, purchased the Memento of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, another participant at the auction, purchased the Memento of Daksheshwara Temple as she is an ardent follower of the teachings associated with the temple.

A memento of Golden Temple received by Prime Minister was auctioned at Rs. 3.5 Lakh against its start price of Rs. 10,000/-

A photo frame of the Ashtamangalam with base price of Rs. 1500 was sold for Rs 28000/-.

The second session also witnessed higher bids which included a metallic sword sold for Rs. 1 Lakh against its base price of Rs. 5000. Also the statue of Mahatma Basaveshwara was auctioned at Rs 70,000 against its base price of Rs 10,000.

The gift items were on display for the general public at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. E auction of the remaining gifts will continue till 31st of January.   Total Fund raised through auction will be utilized in Namami Gange Project.