Hyderabad, Sep 19: The gold plated laddu that was offered to lord Ganesh on Ganesh puja at Balapur in Hyderabad has been auctioned with an all-time record price.
The 21-Kilogram laddu has fetched Rs 18.90 lakh that is more than that of 21 kilogram of silver.
Sources said, the Balapur Ganesh Utsav Samithi has been bidding the Ganesh laddu every year. According to the tradition, this year laddu was called for auction on Saturday.
Meanwhile,On the auction held on Sunday, the base price for the auction was fixed at Rs 1116. As many as 19 bidders took part in the auction process.
However,the Abacus Overseas Education Private Limited COO Marri Shashank Reddy and YSR Congress MLC RV Ramesh Yadav from Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, bid the highest call worth 18.9 lakh for the 21-kg gold-topping laddu.