The E- Auction of over 1200 gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts today and will be on till Oct. 2, 2022. The fourth iteration of the E-auction is organized by the Ministry of Culture.
The mementos auctioned includes sculptures, paintings and artefacts in addition to the sport equipment and souvenirs of Olympians. The Union Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), G. Kishan Reddy said , “ In 2019 these items were auctioned for people by open bidding. That time 1805 gifts were put on auction in the first round, and in second round 2772 gift items were put on auction." at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
"In 2021, an e-auction was organized in September and we had 1348 items on auction. This year approximately 1200 mementos and gift items have been put on e-auction. The display of the mementos have been done at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. These items can also be viewed on the website," he added.
Click here to view all the items listed in this round of auctions.