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Vijay Mallya's Airbus A319 gets a new bidder in Aircraft Auction

The Beleaguered Liquor Baron Vijay Mallya Has Over The Past Few Years Been Selling Off Most Of His Assets, Among Them Is His Priced Airbus A319 Jet. Mallya’s Airbus A319-133CJ VT- VJM Has Got A New Bidder In Aircraft Auction Held By MSTC Ltd On August 18, 2016 On Behalf Of Service Tax Commissionerate With A Bid Of $ 4.1 Million.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 24 Aug 2016, 01:27:38 PM
Vijay Malya’s daling A319 jet auctioned at $ 4.1 million

New Delhi :

The beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya has over the past few years been selling off most of his assets, among them is his priced Airbus A319 jet. Mallya’s Airbus A319-133CJ VT- VJM has got a new bidder in Aircraft Auction held by MSTC Ltd on August 18, 2016 on behalf of Service Tax Commissionerate with a Bid of $ 4.1 million.

Mr G S Srivastava, Chairman of MSTC Ltd is a well-known art connoisseur intends to utilise the Aircraft to promote exotic Art Work ingrained in various Temples & religious places across the country. Srivastava, an IIT Delhi alumni is also known for his landmark deal with renowned painter M F Hussain for ‘Our Planet Called Earth Series (OPCE)’ painting series.

The venture will not only highlight India’s rich heritage and art culture but also bring India into focus as a country with incredible Art and Religious heritage. The aircraft’s inaugural flight will be Shirdi, Maharashtra. It will take religious tours cutting across all religions which will include Buddhist, Muslim, Christian & Sikh shrines. They also stressed that the aircraft will not be used as their private carrier.

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First Published : 24 Aug 2016, 01:22:00 PM

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