Balapur Ganesh Laddu Cost 2016, Balapur Laddu Price 2016: The Prestigious Balapur Ganesh Laddu was bought at Rs14.65 lakh by businessman Skylab Reddy of the village. “It is a great fortune to be able to win the Laddu in the auction,” a delighted Skylab Reddy said.
Balapur Ganesh Laddu Cost 2016
Began with Rs10.32 lakh, the last year’s price, the auction went up to Rs14.65 lakh with the competitors increasing their quotation thousands at a time.
“It is a great fortune to be able to win the Laddu in the auction,” a delighted Skylab Reddy said.A total of 24 people participated in the auction but the main competition was between Maheshwaram MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy, businessman Skylab Reddy and a local resident Singi Reddy Jaihind Reddy. The bidding started at around 10 a.m. with a minimum bid amount of Rs. 4,116.
Festive atmosphere is seen all around the Balapur town with the shouts of “Ganapathi Bappa Moriya” as people bid farewell to Lord Ganesha on the 11th day of Ganesh Utsavalu.Over the past few years, the laddu auction at the Balapur Ganesh pandal on the 11th day of the immersion, has become a much anticipated event, with people taking part in large numbers.This year’s bid was Rs. 4 lakh higher than last year’s auction price Rs. 9.50 lakh.
Kandadi Skylab Reddy Balapur Laddu
Speaking to press after offering prayers, Mr. Skylab Reddy said that the family for long has been planning to bid the laddu and tasted success now.
The tradition was started in the year 1994 – the first time the laddu was auctioned for Rs. 450 and was bought by one K Mohan Reddy, a local resident of the village.The funds are generally spent on the village development and welfare activities.
Many dignitaries including Transport Minister P. Mahender Reddy, Achampet MLA P. Bala Raj, Bhagyanagar Ganesh Utsav Committee president Bhagvanth Rao and other visited the Balapur Ganesh.