Modi-Gandhi Painting Sold for a Massive Price in Bid
One of the memorials, which our Prime Minister Narendra Modi received, has been sold for Rs. 25 lakhs, thus making it to the big news. The Union Culture Ministry has organized an e-auction from September 14th to sell a total of 2,772 mementos gifted to Modi, on various events.
The amount that will be collected from the auction will be donated to Namami Gange Mission. One of the paintings, in which Narendra Modi and Mahatma Gandhi were seen in the tricolor background has attracted many of the people and the painting was given a price tag of Rs. 250000, which is highest among all the mementos.
Another painting was given a base price of Rs. 1000, but was surprisingly sold for Rs. 20 lakh in a bid in which Modi was seen taking blessings from his mother. All these memorials were put on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.
Other than paintings, there are several other objects like shawls, sculptures, musical instruments, etc in the auction and all of them were sold for a decent price.
Some of the popular memorials include Manipuri Folk Arts, which was sold in a bid of Rs. 10 lakh, but the base price was Rs. 50000. Even a metal sculpture was sold in a bid of whopping Rs.10 lakhs, while the base price is Rs. 4000.