Kerala resumes lottery tickets sale
Thiruvananthapuram : Sale of lottery tickets resume in the state after almost 2 months on Thursday. However, lottery selling is not allowed in containment zones . Also , due to complete lockdown day, selling of lottery tickets is allowed on Sunday. Lottery offices will not function on Saturday, but sellers and agents can sell lotteries except Sunday.
According to guidelines ‘distributers have to follow social distancing norms to purchase lottery tickets from the lottery offices. The wholesalers have educated that all tickets can’t be sold as the draws were deferred ordinarily. 30 percent of Pournami, Sthree Sakthi and Win lottery tickets will be reclaimed. Just booklets containing 25 tickets will be reclaimed”
Kerala: Sale of lottery tickets resumes in the state after almost two months. Ramesan B, a retail lottery ticket seller in Thiruvananthapuram, says, "We are witnessing fall in sales as people stay at home due to #lockdown". pic.twitter.com/CwJi1Dh7pr
— ANI (@ANI) May 21, 2020
Unsold tickets ought to be returned 48 hours before the lottery result draw. Agents who bought less than 150 tickets should give back all of them , if necessary.
Ramesan B, a retail lottery ticket seller said to ANI “We are witnessing fall of sales as people stay at home due to lockdown”
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