Unemployed Indian Won US $1 million in UAE raffle draw

Vastavam web: A 30-year-old unemployed Indian man has won USD 1 million in a raffle draw contest in the UAE, according to a media report on Monday. Navaneeth Sajeevan won the mega prize money in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Draw held on Sunday after he picked the Millennium Millionaire Series 345. Sajeevan, who has lived in Abu Dhabi for the past four years, had bought the ticket online on November 22.

Sajeevan, a native of Kasargod in Kerala, is presently serving his notice period at his company. He was laid off last month as part of cost measures at his firm in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to News Channel, Sajeevan said: “It is unbelievable. I feel blessed and happy. I am sharing the prize with four other colleagues and friends. Still I take home USD 200,000, which is a big amount.”