Ganesh laddu fetches Rs 12.75 lakh in an auction in Andhra Pradesh

PTI
Published Sep 9, 2014, 2:12 am IST
Updated Mar 31, 2019, 6:12 am IST
The organisers claimed that this is the largest amount fetched in auctioneering of a laddu
Devotees participate in a 'Ganapati Visarjan' procession at Balapure village in Hyderabad (Photo: PTI)
 Devotees participate in a 'Ganapati Visarjan' procession at Balapure village in Hyderabad (Photo: PTI)

Visakhapatnam: A laddu offered to a Lord Ganesh idol in Madhavadhara area has fetched Rs 12.75 lakh in an auction held on Monday.

The organisers claimed that this is the largest amount fetched in auctioneering of a laddu in Andhra Pradesh, post its division.

 

The 27-kg laddu was bought by A Ramadevi, D Bhaskar Reddy and K Krishna Bhargav, who are in real estate business.

Few days back, auction of a laddu offered to Ganesh idol, installed by gated communities of STBL Properties Ltd at Duvvada area in the city, fetched Rs 2.12 lakh. Around ten persons took part in the auction.

"The amount raised through the auction will be donated to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund," one of the organisers said. 

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