More than 1,200 gadgets gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by folks from completely different walks of life together with sportspersons and politicians are set to be auctioned from September 17, and the proceeds will go to the Namami Gange Mission.
The public sale will likely be carried out by way of internet portal pmmementos.gov.in, and can conclude on October 2, stated Adwaita Gadanayak, the Director General of National Gallery of Modern Art, the place the presents are displayed.
He stated a variety of presents together with these introduced by a standard man and as effectively by varied dignitaries, representing India’s wealthy tradition and heritage, are to be auctioned.
The base worth of the presents ranges from Rs 100 to Rs 10 lakh.
The checklist of presents features a statue of Rani Kamlapati gifted by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a Hanuman idol and a solar portray gifted by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, and a trishul gifted by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
It additionally features a statue of goddess Mahalaxmi, located at Kolhapur, gifted by NCP chief Ajit Pawar and a wall hanging of Lord Venkateshwara gifted by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy.
This would be the fourth version of the e-auction of presents acquired by PM Modi.
The National Gallery of Modern Art’s Director Temsunaro Jamir stated there’s a particular assortment of sport gadgets equivalent to T-shirts, boxing gloves, javelin and racquets signed by medal-winning gamers.
The presents additionally embody beautiful work, sculptures, handicrafts and people artefacts.
Several of those are gadgets typically provided as presents, equivalent to conventional angavastras, shawls, head gears, ceremonial swords and so forth, she stated.
Other memorabilia of curiosity embody replicas and fashions of the upcoming Shri Ram Mandir at Ayodhya and the Kashi-Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, she added.
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