Kerala lottery results today: Results of Akshaya lottery announced; Check results at http://www.keralalotteries.com/
Kerala lottery results today: If you have purchased this lottery then your wait for the results is over. Directorate of Kerala State Lotteries today announced the results for Akshaya Lottery no AK-454. Visit the website http://www.keralalotteries.com/ to see if you are the lucky one to bag a prize.
The first prize has been won by a person from Ernakulam district. The lottery ticket number AO 314042 carries the first prize of Rs 70 lakh. The second prize of Rs 5 lakh has been won by a person from the Idukki district.
The third prize, which carries a reward of Rs 100,000 was given to 12 people. A consolation prize of Rs 8000 was also given to 11 people.
The 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th prize winners received Rs 5000, Rs 2000, Rs 1000, Rs 500 and Rs 100 respectively.
The lottery in Kerala is run by the Directorate of Kerala State Lotteries. The department which came into existence on September 1, 1967, released its first lottery ticket on November 1, the same year.
The department now rolls out seven weekly lotteries viz. Pratheeksha, Dhanasree, Win-Win, Akshaya, Bhagyanidhi, Karunya and Pournami lotteries and six bumper lotteries. The department, which started with a few personnel, now has around 465 employees under its Directorate located at Vikas Bhavan at Thiruvananthapuram, 14 District Offices and a Regional Deputy Directorate at Ernakulam.
More over three Taluk Lottery Offices are also functioning one each at Punalur in Kollam District, Kattappana in Idukki District and Thamarassery in Kozhikkode District. The department which was initially under the Department of Finance was later brought under the Taxes Department.
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With its humble beginning, the department was to set an example for the entire country, the department claims. Soon many other states jumped into the bandwagon by starting their own lotteries, it says.
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