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I never thought my racket would serve such a unique and noble purpose

We Have Seen Many Auctions, But For The First Time The Auction Of The Symbols Of Our Brave Players Is Being Displayed.Let Us Tell You That The Auction Of The Gifts Received By Prime Minister Narendra Modi Has Been Started On PM Mementos.

By : Nandini Shukla | Updated on: 24 Sep 2021, 08:15:52 PM
PV Sindhu

I never thought my racket would serve such a unique and noble purpose" - PV Sindhu (Photo Credit: file photo)

highlights

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi started on PM Mementos
  • proceeds will go to the Namami Gange initiative
  • PV Sindhu is a world class Indian female badminton player

New Delhi:

We have seen many auctions, but for the first time the auction of the symbols of our brave players is being displayed.Let us tell you that the auction of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been started on PM Mementos. PM Modi has also appealed to the people to participate in the e-auction of the gifts and mementos received and said that the money coming from this will be spent on the Namami Gange Mission.According to the official auction website, there are a total of 1300 items on the block, including a t-shirt of Paralympic shooter Avani Lakhera with a base price of Rs 15 lakh, a stole base price of Rs 90 lakh with signatures of Tokyo Olympic players, and a kirpan of fencer Bhavani Devi.

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PV Sindhu is a world class Indian female badminton player. She is from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, and is the first Indian player to win a silver medal and bronze medal in women's singles badminton in Olympic Games, before that she has also been the national champion of India. Sindhu has won the China Open title in November 2016, in addition to the hockey stick of Olympic teams and an autographed racket, Double Olympic medalist PV Sindhu said that she never imagined that her racket would be like this for her contribution to the PM Memento e-auction and Namami Gange event, which PV Sindhu used when she won the bronze medal.

 

She said that this will serve a unique and noble purpose on namami gange. Let us inform that in this e-auction, more than 2,700 mementos including shawls, turbans and jackets gifted to PM Modi are being auctioned. With this, the PM said that the amount received from the e-auction will be given to the Namami Gange mission. PM Modi tweeted 'I have received many gifts and souvenirs which are being auctioned. It also include special mementos given by our Olympic players. Do take part in the auction. The proceeds will go to the Namami Gange initiative.

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First Published : 24 Sep 2021, 08:15:52 PM

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