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Neeraj Chopra’s javelin gets Rs 1.5 crore bid in e-auction of PM Narendra Modi’s mementos

Neeraj Chopra’s javelin will get Rs 1.5 crore bid in e-auction of PM Narendra Modi’s mementos | Different Sports activities Information

On the finish of the e-auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mementos on Thursday, the utmost variety of bids have been obtained for the sculpture of Sardar Patel (140), whereas the best bid worth was for Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra’s javelin (Rs 1.5 crore), the tradition ministry stated.
Among the many objects that obtained essentially the most bids was a picket Ganesha with 117 bids, a memento of the Pune metro line which bought 104 bids and a memento of Victory flame which obtained 98 bids.
Following shut on the heels of Chopra’s gold profitable javelin, which obtained the best bid when it comes to worth, have been the autographed fence of Bhavani Devi (Rs 1.25 cr), Sumit Antil’s javelin (Rs 1.002 cr), Angavastra autographed by the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic contingent (Rs 1 cr) and Lovlina Borgohain’s boxing gloves (Rs 91 lakh).
Stand an opportunity to make my Olympic javelin yours, on the public sale which can happen till Oct 7.
Proceeds from the public sale will go in direction of the Namami Gange initiative.
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) October 5, 2021
The spotlight objects of this spherical of e-auctions included the sports activities memorabilia of the medal profitable Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games; fashions of Ayodhya Ram mandir; Varanasi’s Rudraksh auditorium and lots of different valuable and attention-grabbing collectibles.
Within the e-auction, 1348 mementos have been put up and round 8600 bids have been obtained. This third spherical of e-auction of the presents and mementos offered to Modi was held from September 17 to October 7. The proceeds of the e public sale will go to the Namami Gange Mission.
On the final such public sale, in September 2019, as many as 2,770 objects went beneath the hammer. These included work, sculptures, shawls, jackets and conventional musical devices. The proceeds have been additionally donated to the Namami Gange Mission.
(with PTI inputs)

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