Hyderabad's Balapur Ganesh laddu fetches Rs 17.6 lakh in auction
| Thursday | 12th September, 2019
By Express News ServiceHYDERABAD: On the eleventh day of Ganesh festival, the Balapur Ganesh laddu was auctioned for a hefty sum of Rs 17.6 lakh on Thursday by one Kolan Ram Reddy.
Last year the laddu had received the highest bid of Rs 16.6 lakh.
As many as 28 people participated in the auction, which started with the base price of Rs 1,116 and reached Rs 17.6 lakh within ten minutes.
By 12:30 pm, the idol reached Tank Bund for immersion.
Tight security arrangements have been put in place for the Ganesh idols procession which will pass through the old city and for the address to be delivered by the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.
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