Sunday, December 28, 2008

First lottery draw in Sikkim

The first lottery draw in Sikkim was held on 4th of April 1972, where the first prize was the amount of 1,00,000 and an ambassador vehicle while the second prize was awarded to two winners, the amount of 10,000 and an air trip from India to America.

The winner of the first lottery draw, Mr Ranchodbhai Nathabhai Parmar was handed over the prize money by the Maharajkumari of Sikkim in presence of Executive Councilors and other officials from Sikkim and India. Mr Ranchodbhai Nathabhai Parmar was a resident of Baroda in the state of Gujarat in India.