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'I will set aside a good part of my win to help needy. I feel grateful with the win but I need to share it people who need it,' Rajan Kurian said.
An Indian businessman, based in India, won the Dubai Duty Free (DDF) Millennium Millionaire on Wednesday. Rajan Kurian, a 43 year old businessman from Kottayam, Kerala, won a million dollars (equivalent to Rs. 76 million).
His winning ticket number 2852 was picked up from series 330.
Rajan had been buying tickets for DDF promotions since October 2019.
“I will set aside a good part of my win to help needy. I feel grateful with the win but I need to share it people who need it,” he told a media organization.
Rajan was escalated to win the DDF, as the past few days have been gloomy and difficult due to the coronavirus pandemic. He has planned to use a part of the money for his business developments, and will save the rest for his children's future needs.
“The last few months have been tough with the COVID-19 situation. My business has come to a standstill. This money will be put to good use," he told a media organization.
Four other winners were announced who won a luxury vehicle each.