An overseas Indian woman has won the Big Ticket Lottery worth crores of rupees in Abu Dhabi. Media reports say that Leena Jalal, a resident of Thrissur, Kerala, won 22 million Dirhams (about Rs 44.75 crore) in the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Weekly Draw.
Leena Jalal Won Rs 45 Crore In Abu Dhabi
In the reports, it has been said that on February 3, the draw of this lottery was drawn. In this, Jalal won the lottery. His ticket number was 144387. Jalal works as an HR Professional in Abu Dhabi. Jalal has said that she will share her ticket with ten more people, and she also plans to donate some money to charity. “I don’t have words to say. I don’t know what to say. I am happy and grateful,” Jalal told Gulf News.
These people also won the bumper prize.
Leena Jalal was not the only Indian woman to win the bumper prize on February 3. Another NRI from Kerala won 10 lakh Dirhams, i.e. about Rs 2.03 crores. He hails from the Malappuram district and will share his prize money with 29 others. He works as an engineer. He said that he would give some money to his parents while some money would be saved for the future of his wife and child.
Top 5 cash prizes received by Indians
The report states that the top 5 cash prizes, including Dh22 million, came to the account of Indians.
Last year this man from Kerala won Rs 40 crores.
Last year a Kerala man who worked as a driver in Dubai won 20 million Dirhams (approximately Rs 40 crores) in a draw in UAE. Ranjit Somaranjan and his nine other associates were declared the joint winners.