Exhibition cum E-auction of Gifts Presented to PM Modi opens at National Gallery of Modern Art

Exhibition cum E-auction of Gifts

PIB News Update:Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated Exhibition cum E-auction of Gifts Presented to Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi today.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Patel said that Shri Narendra Modi is the first ever Prime Minister of India, who has decided to auction all the gifts he receives for a noble cause of conserving the lifeline of the country- the river Ganges through Namami Gange. The Culture Minister said that the value of these mementos cannot be measured in monetary terms but the emotional and sentimental values attached to the gifts are high and immeasurable. He also said that a letter will be sent from Government of India to top 20 highest bidders complimenting them for  their contribution towards Namami Gange Project .

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Patel said that Shri Narendra Modi is the first ever Prime Minister of India, who has decided to auction all the gifts he receives for a noble cause of conserving the lifeline of the country- the river Ganges through Namami Gange. The Culture Minister said that the value of these mementos cannot be measured in monetary terms but the emotional and sentimental values attached to the gifts are high and immeasurable. He also said that a letter will be sent from Government of India to top 20 highest bidders complimenting them for  their contribution towards Namami Gange Project .

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