Fancy number KL01CD1 sold for Rs 5.25 lakhs
Thiruvananthapuram: The new number series in the capital city, KL 01 CD 1, was sold in an auction for Rs 5.25 lakh. K. N. Madhusoodanan owned the series for his new Land Cruiser in the auction held at Thiruvananthapuram RT office.
Four persons competed for the first number in the series. Madhusoodanan paid an extra Rs 25,000 to own the series, defeating another bidder who was willing to pay up to Rs 4 lakhs. The bidders have to pay Rs 1 lakh as face value in addition to the bidded amount. All the four participants had paid Rs 1 lakh each and three of them will get the amount refunded.
The bidding for the number CD 3 also faced a stiff competition. The number that cost Rs 10,000 as face value was sold to Johnson Wood Industries, who paid Rs 1,16,000. Four bidders were on the auction to buy the number CD 7, which V Ajayakumar owned for Rs. 96,000.
The bidders were allowed to book the numbers up to 565 in the CD series. Rs. 12.01 lakh was collected in total for 31 fancy numbers.