Added on : 2019-09-11 17:02:22
Over 2,700 gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go for auction from September 14, Culture Minister Prahlad Patel said today. A total of 2,772 gifts will be auctioned online, he confirmed.
A total of 2,772 objects, including portraits of Mr. Modi, artworks, turbans, shawls, swords, figurines of cows and religious idols that have been put on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi, will be available for at least a month in the e-auction, the minister said.
Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said that the objects displayed at the NGMA would be changed every 15 days. The reserve price set for the objects starts at ₹200 and goes up to ₹2.50 lakh for a silk print with the Prime Minister's face.