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

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 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.

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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. #KhabarLive