Over 2,700 gifts received by PM Modi to be auctioned from September 14

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairing the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)

Over 2,700 gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go under the hammer from September 14, Culture Minister Prahlad Patel said.

A total of 2,772 gifts will be auctioned online, he said.

The lowest base price of the mementos is Rs 200 and the highest is Rs 2.5 lakh, the minister said.

Over 1,800 gifts received by the prime minister were sold in a fortnight-long auction that began in January this year.

The funds generated went towards the Namami Gange, a central government project to clean the Ganga.

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