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Adding to his gold collection, Kanpur's 'Golden Baba' now owns a mask worth ₹5 lakh!

His latest extravagance has earned him yet another title- 'Bappi Lahiri of UP'.

Manoj Sengar, also known as Manojanand Maharaj, has spent ₹5,00,000 to get a mask made of gold that will protect him from the coronavirus. His huge collection of gold items is common knowledge, thereby, he has two armed bodyguards by his side, for protection at all times. Sengar's love for gold is the reason why he is also known as 'Golden Baba of Kanpur' and his latest extravagance has earned him yet another title- 'Bappi Lahiri of UP'.


All that glitters 'is' gold!

According to Manoj Sengar, this mask made of gold has a sanitiser solution inside it, which will work for 3 years. Adding to the act that qualifies the benchmark of eccentricity, Sengar has named his COVID armour as 'Shiv Sharan Mask'. His passion for gold is believed to parallel that of Bappi Lahiri, as he wears jewellery weighing nearly two kilograms on a daily basis.

The collection of gold items owned by Golden Baba includes four chains which altogether weigh around 250 grams, a conch shell, a fish, a locket of Lord Hanuman, a pair of earrings, a revolver handle, spectacles and three belts. Apart from these, he also owns a pair of shoes made of silver.

It is believed that he ardently watched Mahabharat in the 1990s and his taste for expensive metals is said to have sought inspiration from there. Sengar has often received threats from anti-social elements owing to his bountiful collection which he thwarts by staying under guard, at all times.

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After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

You set the standard. What you choose today, becomes the benchmark tomorrow. Such as the stunningly innovative HomeScape by Amplus Solar. A solar solution created for peak performance and long-term savings, moreover designed to suit your aesthetics. After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

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If your jam song every cricket season is the iconic #MaukaMauka, The Oasis in Lucknow has got a full toss deal for you! Catch the best of the ICC IND vs PAK T-20 World Cup match this October 24, with a special live screening, an array of finger-licking food and crazy fun here! It's time to pump up the adrenaline and cheer your hearts out for this steal deal is all you need to sort your Sunday plans!

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With a legacy of almost 4 decades, Swarn Manjhusha Subhash Jewellers is one of the most trusted jewellery brands in Lucknow. With a wide range of diamond jewellery collections and unparalleled craftsmanship, the brand has carved a unique identity for itself in the city and how! Keeping up with the contemporary, SMSJ has now notched things upwards and forwards with their new Karwa Chauth catalogue, perfect for those who're prepping up for a glam-festive look!

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With the same old warmth wrapped up in a brand new avatar, Capoor & Sons has now taken a seat in Lucknow's Gomti Nagar. Offering a luxe ambience, a bigger seating space and new interiors perfect for your Instagrams, this concept boutique eatery is a mix of the cool and contemporary that offers a unique experience to all. With an in-house bakery and its old charm amid a new location, Capoor & Sons is here to put an end to your search for new places to visit this weekend!

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RT-PCR testing rate fixed at ₹3,200 for foreign travellers coming to Goa

Govt caps testing price ahead of arrival of foreign tourists in the state

Goa govt has capped the rate of RT-PCR testing for foreigners arriving in the state, at ₹ 3200. With DGCA's approval on the landing of charter flights in Goa, the state will soon begin witnessing heavy tourists footfalls. The pandemic situation seems to be improving everywhere now but any laxity in following COVID protocols and precautionary measures can have severe consequences. So, while the tourists will still be allowed entry into the state, a mandatory RT-PCR test will follow to ensure safety for all.

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