Paikus Bakala with the winning lottery ticket
Paikus Bakala with the winning lottery ticket|EastMojo image
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This Alipurduar tea garden labourer just won Rs 1 crore. Know how

Paikus Bakala, a labourer working at Santali Tea Garden of Kalchini block in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district, just saw a change in fortunes. Read on for details

Prakash Adhikari

Prakash Adhikari

Alipurduar: Paikus Bakala, a labourer working at the Santali Tea Garden of Kalchini block in West Bengal's Alipurduar district witnessed a change in his fortunes when he won a lottery on Tuesday.

Bakala reportedly won a jackpot of Rs 1 crore on a mere Rs 6 lottery ticket. He is a resident of Thomas Line in the Santali Tea Garden.

Bakala apparently bought the lottery ticket on Tuesday evening from Hasimara Chowpathi area. Staying humble, Bakala said that when he gets the reward money, he will donate some of it to the plantation church and the rest will help the underprivileged labourers of the tea garden.

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