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Lemon fetches Rs 7,600 at auction in Tamil Nadu’s Erode temple

All the items used for the pooja are auctioned and the proceeds are used for the temple’s administration, the authorities said.

india Updated: Feb 17, 2018 18:56 IST
Press Trust of India, Erode
Lemon,Erode temple,Tamil Nadu
The lemon was put up for auction by the authorities of Pazhathinni Karupannan temple after performing pooja in connection with Mahashivarathri festival.(Shutterstock photo for representation )

A lemon has fetched Rs 7,600 at an auction held as part of a temple fest in the district.

The lemon was put up for auction on Friday by the authorities of ‘Pazhathinni Karupannan’ temple after performing pooja in connection with ‘Mahashivarathri’ festival that took place a few days back.

All the items used for the pooja are auctioned and the proceeds are used for the temple’s administration, the authorities said.

Coconuts, fruits, silver vessels and other items were also auctioned and sold to the highest bidders.

One Shanmugam of Olapalayam village near Sivagiri bought the lemon.

First Published: Feb 17, 2018 18:54 IST