Surat, Feb 20 : The auction for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit ended on Friday, with the winning bid fetching Rs. 4.31 crores.
Diamond merchant Hitesh Patel placed the winning bid, stating that he would like to keep the suit in his office.
"We will keep the suit in our office as a reminder of the noble cause we took part in," Patel said, after he was announced as the winner of the auction.
The pinstripe suit in question was gifted to the Prime Minister by NRI businessman Rameshkumar Bhikabhai Virani. Prime Minister Modi had worn the suit while attending the Republic Day Parade.
Proceeds from the auction will be used in the 'Namaami Gange' project which is a government initiative. (ANI)