CPM leader hits jackpot; wins prize for all 12 lottery tickets bought
Cherkkala: A CPM local leader had a stroke of luck as he won the bumper prize of a Kerala lottery along with all of its complimentary prizes. Delampadi Pallanji native D. A. Abdulla Kunji bought the tickets just two hours before the draw while on his way to Taluk Office to submit the application for title deed.
Abdulla Kunji won the first prize of Rs 65 lakh and complimentary prizes of the Win-Win lottery that was drawn on Monday at 2.30 pm. He bought the tickets on the same day at noon from a lottery agency in Cherkkala bus stand. Abdulla bought 12 tickets, each worth Rs 30, of the same number series. The ticket number WV 594229 won the bumper prize and each of 11 remaining tickets won a complimentary prize of Rs 10,000.
Abdulla Kunji had won Rs 60,000 for a lottery he bought from the same lottery stall 4 months ago. 50-year-old Abdulla has a habit of taking lottery tickets regularly. He lives in a rented house with his family. The fortune struck him while his house is under construction in Kattippara. Abdulla plans to settle the debts and complete the house construction with the prize money. Nabeera is Abdulla’s wife, Afreena and Ashiq are his children.