The Punjab Lohri Bumper Lottery results, with a whopping Rs 2 crore for the first prize winner, were announced on Wednesday. Also known as the Punjab state New Year bumper lottery, the second prize is worth Rs 1 crore, the third winner would grab Rs 2.5 lakh and the fourth would get Rs 1 lakh.
The draw, which took place in Ludhiana, had declared ticket number B-225585 as the lucky winner of the first prize, while the second prize went to B-574861. According to an Indian Express report, there are 10 and 20 third and fourth prizes respectively.
The full list of winners is available on the official website punjabstatelotteries.gov.in. Twenty lakh lottery tickets with series A and B, numbering from 000000 to 999999 each were sold under the scheme this year.
The prize of a single ticket was Rs 290, including charges for postal and packaging. All prize-winning tickets above Rs 5,000 have been advised to reach the office of the Director, Punjab State Lotteries in Chandigarh within 30 days from the date of publication of the result in the Punjab State Government Gazette.
The Lohri lottery draws a huge crowd each year with big jackpot amounts. A Haryana vegetable cart vendor had made it to the news in 2012 for winning Rs 1 crore.
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Updated Date: Jan 17, 2019 13:27:12 IST