Over 15 Crore Raised By Auctioning PM's Gifts, Will Go To 'Namami Gange'

The proceeds were given to the Namami Gange project of the Union government, Mr Patel said.

Over 15 Crore Raised By Auctioning PM's Gifts, Will Go To 'Namami Gange'

Culture Minister Prahlad Patel said that the money had been raised during three auctions (File)

New Delhi:

The culture ministry today informed parliament that Rs 15.13 crore were raised from the auction of mementos and gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last five years.

In an answer to a query in Rajya Sabha, Culture Minister Prahlad Patel said that the money had been raised during three auctions - February 18-20, 2015, January 27-April 1, 2019 and September 14-October 24, 2019.

The proceeds were given to the Namami Gange project of the Union government, Mr Patel said.

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