PM Modi's gifts on e-auction! From ₹100 to ₹64 lakh: Banaras Ghat's painting for sale at highest price
The painting of Banaras Ghat sold for the highest price of ₹64,80,000 at the auction of PM Modi's mementos. 900 items to be auctioned.
A wide range of gifts and mementos gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the recent past have been displayed as part of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Arts here. The exhibition began on Monday and the items will be put up for e-auction.
According to the auction website PM Mementos, a painting of the Banaras Ghat is being sold at the highest price of ₹64,80,000. Other mementos, including 900 paintings, indigenous handicrafts, intricate sculptures, and enchanting folk, range from ₹100 to over ₹64 lakh. All are set to be auctioned this year, of these, 150 are already on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art in the national capital. The rest are available on the official website — pmmementos.gov.in.
Earlier in the day, Union Minister of State for Culture Meenakashi Lekhi held a press conference on the auction.
"Auction of mementos & gifts presented to PM on various occasions is live now. Request everyone to participate in the e-auction and contribute towards Namami Gange project," she posted on X.
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