Third edition of e-Auction of gifts and mementos received by Prime Minister begins

New Delhi: The 3rdedition  of e-auction of prestigious and memorable gifts presented to  Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi is being held from 17th September to 7th October 2021 through the web portal The mementos include sports gear and equipment gifted to the Prime Minister by winners of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Otherinteresting interesting artefacts includereplica of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir, Chardham, Rudraksh Convention Centre, models, sculptures, paintings, angavastras among others.

In this round of e-auctions, around 1330 mementos are being e-auctioned.Javelin used by gold medalist Shri SumitAntil in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and the javelin used by Shri Neeraj Chopra in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are the items with the highest base price at Rs one crore each.The lowest priced item is a small sized decorative elephant for Rs. 200.

The Union Minister for Culture in a tweet informed about the auction.