Ganesh laddu auctions in the city have created records. After worshipping Ganesha for nine days, devotees have competed to win the Laddu in the auctions. The most famous Balapur Ganesh laddu fetched Rs 18.90 lakh. Kadapa MLC Ramesh Yadav and Marri Shashank Reddy of Nadulgul have got the laddu in the auction. The Laddu fetched 16.6 Lakh Rupees in 2019.
The auction in 2020 has been canceled due to Corona. The Laddu was gifted to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao. This year, a new record has been set with an 18.9 Lakh Price. Almost every gated community in the IT corridor had a laddu auction this year. The bids started from as low as Rs 30,000 and went up to Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh in many cases.
Meanwhile, another Laddu auction in Gachibowli has hogged the limelight. The Laddu action at My Home Bhooja apartment in Gachibowli fetched 18.5 Lakh Rupees. An intense bidding war has happened to win the Laddu in this premium luxury apartment. A devotee named Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy got a record the Laddu for an amount of Rs 18.5 Lakh Rupees. This is the second most expensive laddu in the city after Balapur laddu.