The Karunya Lottery is an exciting opportunity for Indian residents to improve their lives and eliminate all the stress caused by the non-stop rate race our world has become. The whopping jackpot of ₹80 Lakh is an enticing offer that most people cannot ignore.
The Karunuy Lottery offers consumers the opportunity to win some serious cash every Saturday, and you also have the choice of the Karunya Lottery Plus, which takes place every Thursday. This game is easy to play, and you can obtain your tickets either online or at any official Karunya Lottery agent.
There are multiple winning combinations, so there are still several opportunities to win something if you haven’t won the jackpot.
Be sure to check the results, as you only have a certain amount of time to claim your bounty. You don’t want to miss out on any extra cash you can obtain!
Are you feeling lucky? We sure hope so; below is all the information you need to play, buy and claim your winnings.
Karunya Draw dates, Times, and Ticket Prices
The Karunya weekly lottery takes place every Saturday at 3 p.m. and costs Rs 40 per ticket. There is also a Karunya Plus held every Thursday at 3 p.m., and costing Rs 40 per ticket.
The tickets will differ in price depending on where you obtain them. In addition, if you order tickets for the Karunya Lottery online, the site you use may charge a service fee.
Karunya Lottery Rules
Karunya rules are simple enough: you have to be of legal age to play. In India, it’s 18 years old. When you buy a ticket, you will receive a code consisting of 2 letters (always start with K) and six digits from 1-9.
The Karunya Plus is precisely the same as the Karunya lottery except that the first letter of the code starts with P. There are many sequences that can win you some cash besides hitting the jackpot, and below is a table of winning combinations:
|1St Prize||Rs. 80,00,000||1:1,08,00,000||Common to all series|
|2nd Prize||Rs. 5,00,000||1:1,08,00,000||Common to all series|
|3rd Prize||Rs. 1,00,000||1: 900,000||One prize in each series|
|4th Prize||Rs. 5,000||1: 1,111||Last four digits, 18 draws|
|5th Prize||Rs. 2,000||1:833||Last four digits, 10 draws|
|6th Prize||Rs. 1000||1:323||Last four digits, 14 draws|
|7th Prize||Rs. 500||1:263||Last four digits, 72 draws|
|8th Prize||Rs. 100||1:121||Last four digits, 120 draws|
|Consolation Prize||Rs. 8,000||–||Same winning number as the 1st prize but in a different series.|
How to Play Karunya Lottery
The great thing is that you can play the Karunya lottery from anywhere in India as there is an option to play online, however, each state has their own website.
You also have the opportunity to purchase your tickets from any registered vendor, which is very simple.
To purchase your tickets online, you need to:
- Visit the site of a reputable Karunya Lottery agency
- Click on Karunya Lottery
- Select the number of tickets you would like to purchase
- Select your delivery preference which includes: (upload only, traditional mail, Express mail, courier).
Next, you will need to fill in your personal details which include:
- Enter name and surname
- Enter a contact number
- Select your language preference
- Enter your physical address
- Click on confirm the order
- Add your preferred method of payment (credit card, google pay, bank transfer, etc.)
It is that easy, and once you have your tickets, you just need to sit and wait for the results.
How to find the Results
If you played the Karunya Lottery online, the platform used should send a notification if you have won and have the results posted on their site.
There are also multiple sites online that post the updated results to most lotteries daily. You can check out any developments on our website as well as on Kerala State Lotteries‘ official site.
How do you Claim Karunya Lottery Winnings?
Claiming your prize will vary depending on the amount you have won. The most critical information to be aware of is that you need to claim your winnings within a month (30 days) from the draw date.
If you have won anything less than Rs. 500 you can obtain your money at any designated lottery vendor. Any amount between Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000, you need to report to either the District Lottery Office or the Directorate of State Lotteries to receive your money.
If you have won anything over Rs 1,000, your only option is to report to the Directorate with all the necessary documentation to claim your cash. This means that if you do not live in Kerala, you will have to travel there to receive your money.
Documents you will need to claim your winnings:
- Receipt of purchase or claim number
- Valid ID
If you purchased your ticket online, the agent will help you claim your winnings, so ensure you check with them before proceeding.
Do I need to Pay Tax on my Karunya Lottery Winnings?
Unfortunately, yes. India considers lottery winnings as income, so you will have to pay 30% tax on your prize.