Indore : All the city markets did brisk business on the auspicious day of ‘ Guru Pushya Nakshatra’ on Thursday. The sales, especially jewellery, ran into crores.
Automobiles, electronics, clothing and real estate sector also recorded heavy business on the day. Large number of people seen thronged the jewellery and automobile showrooms.
Pushya Nakshatra signals the onset of Diwali festival, the festival of lights.
The shopping spree which kicked off on Thursday would last until Dhan Teras, which would be followed by Diwali.
Heavy purchase was seen in the yellow metal and diamonds jewellery as well as solitaires.
Purchase of gold and property on Pushya Nakshatra is considered to be a good oman.
The day was proved jackpot for almost all the merchants, especially jewellery showrooms in Sarafa which alone registered a business of over Rs 25 crore. President of Sarafa Traders Association Hukum Soni said the market recorded heavy sale of gold coin and light gold jewellery like ear rings, rings and chains.
According to Soni, the Sarafa market alone recorded a business of Rs 25 crore in the sale of gold and diamond on Thursday.
The comparative low price of the gold, ie Rs 26000 per tola also attracted people. Regional director of All India Gems and Jewellery Federation Sumit Anand said a great craze for the purchasing diamond jewellery was also witnessed.
Vadic Pandit Chandan Bairagi said any purchase on Guru Pushya Nakshatra is lasting and gives good returns in future. ellow is the color of Guru planet and gold is considered as ready cash and precious.
Hence buying gold items is important. Following this mythology, people in very large number purchased gold items on this auspicious occasion.
Similarly, the real estate also did good business as scores of people thronged property booking offices.
Many people had their dream homes According to sources, large number of people had brought their dream homes after seeing the best ‘ muhurt’ of the day. With the different financial scheme, people got ease to invest in the real estate. Leeladhar Maheshwari, vice president of CREDAI Indore branch, said scores of inquiry were received for ready for possession accommodations.
Automobile sector also witnessed good response from the buyers. Secretary of Automobile Dealers Association of Indore Gourav Airen said that the good buying of two- wheelers and four- wheelers was witnessed on Thursday. Taking advantage of offers and discounts people did buying of furniture’s also.