This year, Balapur Ganesh laddu has fetched a record price.
YCP MLC Ramesh Yadav and Marri Shashank Reddy from Proddatur, Kadapa district bought the laddu for Rs 18 lakh 90 thousand in the auction this time.
Speaking on this occasion, they said that they are happy to get the prestigious Balapur Ganesh Laddu. They anticipated that the state would prosper with the blessings of Lord Ganesh. They said they had participated in the auction to give the laddu as a gift to AP CM Jaganmohan Reddy. On this occasion, they thanked the members of the Ganesh Utsav Committee.
The Balapur Ganesh Laddu auction had started in 1994 with Rs.450 and increased its value more times every year. This year, it went for Rs. 18,90,000/-. In 2020, there was no auction due to Covid-19.