Lottery Luck…: Maddur youth on casual visit to Facebook friend in Kerala wins Rs. 1 crore

Lottery Luck…: Maddur youth on casual visit to Facebook friend in Kerala wins Rs. 1 crore

February 10, 2021

Maddur: A youth from Maddur, who had been to Kerala to visit his Facebook friend, has won Rs. 1 crore lottery. He had bought the lottery ticket after his friend forced him to buy one.

The lucky youth is Sohan Balaram, a resident of Somanahalli village in Maddur taluk of Mandya district.

Sohan, along with family, had been to Kerala to attend the marriage of a friend and while returning, the group visited Sohan’s Facebook friend, Paravannur Kaipalakkal Prabhakaran, who works in a shop selling lottery tickets at Puthanathani village. 

Sohan and another person from his group casually bought two Bhagyamitra lottery tickets by paying Rs. 100 each.

Sohan’s Kerala visit proved utterly auspicious as the ticket he had bought won the bumper prize of Rs. 1 crore and the result came at around 3 pm on Sunday, when the family was on its way back to Maddur from Kerala. Sohan was informed about the result by Prabhakaran and the family returned to Puthanathani where Manikantan, owner of the lottery agency, offered sweets to them.

ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Lottery Luck…: Maddur youth on casual visit to Facebook friend in Kerala wins Rs. 1 crore”

  1. Zaheer Ahmed says:

    Those were the days when we used to find colourful lottery tickets in every shop and kiosk in Mysore, and people were eager to buy one or two with the spare money in their pockets and getting lucky. Many were lucky to get good money out of sheer luck. Congratulations to Rohan for getting lucky in our neighbouring State. We still remember concerned faces standing before shops and some were jumping in joy whenever they win small amounts and bigger luck was always discussed and hoped for it for self sometime soon.


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