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In Mohali, ‘AK 47’ goes for Rs 7.38 lakh

The ‘AK 47’ series was picked by a SAS Nagar resident Randeep Singh during the auction conducted by SAS Nagar district transport office.

punjab Updated: May 24, 2017 19:55 IST
HT Correspondent
The number  ‘AK 47’ was auctioned at a high price which generally goes for the single-digit numbers
The number ‘AK 47’ was auctioned at a high price which generally goes for the single-digit numbers

The craze for “AK47” among Punjab residents is known worldwide. This was quite evident in the auction of vehicle registration in SAS Nagar. The vehicle registration series in SAS Nagar with alpha-numeric “AK 47” -PB 65 AK 0047- was auctioned for Rs 7.38 lakh.

The number was auctioned at a high price which generally goes for the single-digit numbers. The second highest bid of Rs 5.05 lakh went for registration number PB 65 AK 0001.

The ‘AK 47’ series was picked by a SAS Nagar resident Randeep Singh during the auction conducted by SAS Nagar district transport office. The single digit numbers such as 0009, 0005 and 0007 went for Rs 3.49 lakh, Rs 2.45 lakh and Rs 1.12 lakh, respectively.

The ‘0786’ number considered lucky by Muslims fetched less than Rs 1 lakh.