The Prime Minister receives many gifts when travels overseas including a Montblanc wrist watch valued at Rs 1.10 lakh, a silver plaque and set of Montblanc pens worth Rs 2.15 lakh and Rs 1.25 lakh, respectively. He received 168 gifts worth Rs 12.57 lakh on his foreign tips between July 2017 and June 2018.
A log of the gifts received, above a certain value are kept in the Toshakhana (treasury), while the gifts themselves are photographed, tagged in stored with great care.
The prime minister was also gifted figurines, paintings, books, photographs and a model of the bullet train, it said.
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