A 43-year-old Indian businessman from Kerala is the latest winner in the Dubai Duty Free (DDF) million dollar draw. Rajan Kurian, 43, from Kottayam, Kerala, won the DDF Millennium Millionaire draw on Wednesday, according to media reports.
Speaking to Gulf News from Kottayam, he said he was grateful for the win, considering the gloomy circumstances prevailing in the world with the coronavirus pandemic.
“I will set aside a good part of my win to help needy. I feel grateful with the win but I need to share it people who need it,” he said.
Kurian, a businessman in Kerala dealing in the construction sector, also said some of the money will go into growing his business.
“The last few months have been tough with the COVID-19 situation,” he said. “My business has come to a standstill. This money will be put to good use.”
An Indian expat also won a BMW motorbike in the lucky draw held on Wednesday.
A longtime resident of Dubai for 30 years now, 57-year-old Syed Hydrose Abdulla, who works as a public relations officer in a beverages company, had also bought the ticket online.
News Source: Livemint