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Punjab Govt Lottery brings cheers in Cop's life

June 23, 2019 03:21 PM

CHANDIGARH: Ashok Kumar, a resident of Motian village in Hoshiarpur had never thought even in his wildest dreams that he would become a crorepati overnight.

The Punjab Government’s New Year Lohri Bumper-2019 draw proved to a magic wand for 30-year-old Ashok Kumar, serving as a constable in the Punjab Police, as he won the first prize of Rs 2 crore.

But the lucky winner then started looking for the prize money ticket which he had misplaced. After initial failures Ashok Kumar finally traced the ticket to his desk drawer in the Hoshiarpur police station.

Ashok Kumar who had been living a routine constable life could not have asked for more. The lottery bumper prize money changed his life. He built a house and repaid his personal loans. His next step is to get his two younger brothers settled in life.

After winning the lucky draw, Ashok Kumar had felt that he would have to go through a lot of hassles in getting the prize money, but the Punjab Lotteries Department took over all the botheration to get him the prize money at the earliest.

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