Ministry of Culture to organise auction of Mementos received by the Prime Minister

National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, will organise an auction of prestigious memorable gifts presented to the Prime Minister, from all across India. The amount raised in lieu of auction will be used for the Project ‘Namami Gange’.

The physical auction will be conducted on 27th and 28th January 2019 at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi from 12.00 pm onwards. The e-auction will take place subsequently from 29th to 31st January 2019 for remaining items left after physical auction, on the portal

Around 1900 such exclusive gifts are currently on display for public in National Gallery of Modern Art, Jaipur House, New Delhi. The gift items include paintings, sculptures, shawls, Pagris, Jackets and traditional musical instruments etc. Last year 460 gift articles were put up for display and a total of 1852 bids received.