New Delhi, May 7: It is not every day that the Indian Premier wishes citizens never-ending opulence.
But today is different.It is Akshaya Tritiya. Considered an auspicious day by Jains and Hindus, the festival is being celebrated this year on Tuesday.On this day, it is believed that investments and buying gold brings luck and prosperity.People on this day, generally buy gold or purchase or property.It is also considered an auspicious day to get married. Gold jewellers have offered discounts for the customers.Melorra, a lightweight jewellery brand, has announced discounts on trendy gold jewellery.An official from Melorra said, 'From May 1 to May 7, one can avail up to 77 per cent off on the making charges of gold and gemstone jewellery. There is also a flat 77 per cent off on the making charges of diamond jewellery and an additional 7 per cent off on the overall price of diamond jewellery.'
Real estate consulting firm, CBRI, said developers are leaving no stone unturned in extending festive discounts and offers to attract home buyers. 'With the auspicious Akshaya Tritiya, developers are optimistic about increased enquiries and conversions for residential sales. With property prices remaining largely stable across metro cities, traction is expected from fence-sitting home buyers who may be looking at closures on the auspicious day. Developers on the other hand are leaving no stone unturned in extending festive discounts and offers to attract home buyers,' Mr Abhinav Joshi, Head of Research, CBRE India said. UNI