Alappuzha: A bottle of milk has gone for Rs 20,000 at a charity auction held at Vazhicherry St Thomas Orthodox Church. The bidding that began at Rs 500 saw interest spilling over.
Other products like jackfruits and mangoes too went for high bids, ending in a final collection of Rs 3.5 lakh.
This amount will be used for medical treatment and pensions for the needy. Fr Jain C Mathew and managing committee members held the auction. The event that began at 9.30am after the mass went on till 2pm.