1,200 gifts received by PM Modi to be auctioned for funding Namami Gange project
Ten News Network
Delhi, Sept 12th, 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received more than 1,200 gifts recently which will be auctioned on 17th September – PM Modi’s birthday – and the proceeds of which will be transferred to the Namami Gange project.
The auction will be conducted through the web portal pmmementos.gov.in, and will conclude on October 2, said Adwaita Gadanayak, the Director General of the National Gallery of Modern Art, where the gifts are displayed.
Modi has received gifts from the people of India as well as dignitaries from all over the world, which will be auctioned.
The list of gifts includes a statue of Rani Kamlapati gifted by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a Hanuman idol and a sun painting gifted by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, a Trishul gifted by Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur, a statue of goddess Mahalaxmi gifted by NCP leader Ajit Pawar and a wall hanging of Lord Venkateshwara gifted by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy.
The Namami Gange project is a national program to clean the Ganga river, with the main aim to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation, and rejuvenation of the National River Ganga.
This will be the fourth edition of the e-auction of gifts received by PM Modi.