Monday, 22 August 2016

Indian PM’s auctioned suit enters Guinness Book of World Records

Posted by Anup Baral August 21, 2016 :
A suit worn by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it into the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive suit ever sold at auction. Diamond tycoon Laljibhai Patel bought the suit for more than 40,600 US dollars.

The suit, that was worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his meeting with US President Barack Obama, was sold to the highest bidder, Laljibhai Patel, a diamond baron and private airline owner based in Surat, Gujarat for an astounding Rs 4.31 crore. Some of the highest bids at the auction were made by owners of the Diamond Aeronautics Company, which charters planes to fly within Gujarat and to Mumbai.

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