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Balapur Laddu auctioned for Rs. 4.15 lakhs
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Balapur Laddu auctioned for Rs. 4.15 lakhs

The Laddu this year weighs 21 kgs

Hyderabad, September 25, 2007

The famed Balapur Ganesh Laddu fetched a record amount of Rs.4.15 lakh at an auction held on Tuesday. Large enthusiastic crowds witnessed the auction which was conducted by the Balapur Ganesh Utsav Committee. There were 15 leading bidders for the 21kg laddu. The bidding started for Rs.1,016 but soon touched a lakh rupees. The maximum auction amount was quoted by a former sarpanch of Balapur village who bought the laddu for Rs. 4.15lakhs. The laddu last year was auctioned for a maximum price of Rs.3 lakhs. People is widely believed that the laddu will bring in luck to the winner. Since the first auction conducted in the year 1999, the Balapur laddu is auctioned at the end of the every Ganesh festival.

The proceeds from the auction this year would help in completing the construction of a Hanuman Temple in Balapur. In keeping with the tradition, the main Ganesh Idol procession started from this large and small processions merged with it en route to the Hussain Sagar.

Speaking to media, the winner of the laddu this year said that it will be distributed to all the people of his village. He further said that he bought the laddu for the second time. A similar laddu auction at Srinagar Colony fetched over Rs. 4 lakhs while the laddus auctioned at Saidabad and Hyderguda villages fetched Rs. 3.15 lakhs each.

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