PM Modi's birthday: Special paints, sculptures, and other artifacts gifted to PM are available for auction!
On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday, the Union Culture Ministry on Saturday launched an e-auction of prestigious and memorable gifts presented to Modi. The fourth edition of the e-auction began today and will remain open till October 2.
Union Culture and Tourism Minister G Krishna Reddy tweeted, "The time has come! It's 10 AM and the Prime Minister Souvenirs 2022 Auction is now open and live! Visit https://pmmementos.gov.in to register and participate in the auction which lists the special gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The souvenirs have been placed at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. These items can also be viewed on the website. This year around 1200 souvenirs and gift items have been e-auctioned.
Among the memorable gifts are exquisite paintings, sculptures, handicrafts, and folk artifacts. Many of these items are traditionally given as gifts, such as traditional corsets, shawls, headgear, and ceremonial swords.