The Hush Post: A labourer from Sangrur district in Punjab became a crorepati overnight, winning Rs 1.5 crore as first prize in the Punjab state Rakhi bumper -2018.
Manoj Kumar had bought the lottery ticket for Rs 200 by borrowing the small amount from someone. The draw of the bumper was announced on August 29 at Ludhiana.
In the lucky draw, Manoj Kumar won the first prize and presented his claim. After receiving the news of the reward, Manoj Kumar met the Director, Lotteries, TPS Phulka and submitted his claim for the prize money. The director assured him that the payment will be done as soon as possible.
After winning the prize, Manoj Kumar said, “I borrowed lottery ticket and bought it. Winning one and a half million is not less than a dream for me ‘. He further said that my greatest concern is the education of my four daughters and getting them married. “With this money, I will be able to do it”.