Finally, Vishu bumper winner identified
Melattur: Giving relief to Kerala lottery department, the first prize winner of Vishu Bumper lottery has been identified. Melattur native Kandamkulathil Balakrishnan (58) is the lucky winner who bagged the lucky prize of Rs 4 crore. He is a labourer in a workshop at Karuvarakundu since 5 years.
The ticket bearing the number HB 378378 won the prize. But the person was unidentified even after declaring the results.
Balakrishnan purchased the lottery ticket from Palattu agency at Vadanamkurussi when he visited Shoranur to attend a wedding on April 20.
He surrendered the ticket at the Urban bank at Melattur after knowing the happy news.
Sheela, a pre-primary teacher at TM Jacob Memorial school in Cholakulam. Athul, son of the couple is an engineering student at NSS College, Palakkad.