Poor Man Donates One Egg, Auction Fetched Record Amount

Written by on April 23, 2024

An egg donated by a poor man for the construction of a mosque in a Kashmir village has been auctioned for more than ₹ 2 lakh.

Reports say after villagers in the apple town of Sopore started raising donations for the mosque at Malpora village, a poor man donated an egg for the mosque.

The mosque committee accepted the egg and like other donations in kind, it was put up for auction.

The humble donation turned out to be a major attraction for villagers.

The egg exchanged many hands. After every auction, the buyer would return it for another auction to raise more money.

Locals say the egg was finally purchased by a man for ₹ 70,000. The total amount raised by the repeated egg auction was around ₹ 2.2 lakh.

Source: NDTV

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