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Kerala govt’s mega Onam raffle: Rs 25 crore jackpot winner now regrets his windfall

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Kerala govt's mega Onam raffle: Rs 25 crore jackpot winner now regrets his windfall

By IANS

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Just 5 days after being introduced winner of the Rs 25 crore first prize in Kerala authorities’s mega Onam raffle, autorickshaw driver Anoop says he regrets his windfall.

“I have lost all peace of mind and I can’t even reside in my own home as I am besieged with people who come calling to ask me to sort out various needs of theirs as I have won the first prize. I now keep changing where I stay as I have lost all peace of mind that I enjoyed till I won the prize,” he mentioned.

Anoop lives together with his spouse, little one, and mom at Sreekariyam, about 12 km from the primary capital metropolis.

The successful ticket was taken by Anoop from a neighborhood agent right here after breaking open his kid’s small financial savings field.

After deduction of tax and different dues, Anoop will get an quantity of Rs 15 crore because the prize cash.

“Now I really wish, I should not have won it. I, like most people, really enjoyed me winning for a day or two with all the publicity. But now this has become a menace and I can’t even go outside where I stay. People are after me seeking help from me,” he added.

He is utilizing his social media account to inform folks that he’s but to get the cash.

“I have not decided what to do with the money and at the moment, I will put the entire money in the bank for two years . Now I really wish I should not have this, instead of this, may be a lesser amount of prize money would have been better,” Anoop added.

Anoop rues that now the stage has come the place many who have been identified to him will grow to be enemies.

“My neighbours are angry as many people who come looking for me hang around in the neighbourhood. Even when wearing a mask, people crowd around me knowing I am the winner. All my peace of mind has disappeared,” mentioned a peeved Anoop.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Just 5 days after being introduced winner of the Rs 25 crore first prize in Kerala authorities’s mega Onam raffle, autorickshaw driver Anoop says he regrets his windfall.

“I have lost all peace of mind and I can’t even reside in my own home as I am besieged with people who come calling to ask me to sort out various needs of theirs as I have won the first prize. I now keep changing where I stay as I have lost all peace of mind that I enjoyed till I won the prize,” he mentioned.

Anoop lives together with his spouse, little one, and mom at Sreekariyam, about 12 km from the primary capital metropolis.

The successful ticket was taken by Anoop from a neighborhood agent right here after breaking open his kid’s small financial savings field.

After deduction of tax and different dues, Anoop will get an quantity of Rs 15 crore because the prize cash.

“Now I really wish, I should not have won it. I, like most people, really enjoyed me winning for a day or two with all the publicity. But now this has become a menace and I can’t even go outside where I stay. People are after me seeking help from me,” he added.

He is utilizing his social media account to inform folks that he’s but to get the cash.

“I have not decided what to do with the money and at the moment, I will put the entire money in the bank for two years . Now I really wish I should not have this, instead of this, may be a lesser amount of prize money would have been better,” Anoop added.

Anoop rues that now the stage has come the place many who have been identified to him will grow to be enemies.

“My neighbours are angry as many people who come looking for me hang around in the neighbourhood. Even when wearing a mask, people crowd around me knowing I am the winner. All my peace of mind has disappeared,” mentioned a peeved Anoop.