Indian turns millionaire in Dubai
R Ghumaliya, a construction worker in UAE, won Rs 12 lakh in a raffle conducted by the Dubai post office.india Updated: Jan 05, 2006 11:25 IST
Life will never be the same for Ramji Valji Ghumaliya, an Indian construction worker in the United arab Emirates (UAE) who won Rs 12 lakh (1 lakh Dirhams ) in a raffle conducted by the post office here.
Ramji (45), who has been working in Al Ain for the past eight years, bought a post card from the Emirates Post Office here which won him the Post Card Millionaire draw.
"It came as a pleasant surprise when my ticket was picked as the winning number. I am very excited and will use my prize money to provide better educational opportunities for my children," said the delighted worker, currently employed at Al Fahjan a contracting company in Al Ain.
A large number of Indians are among the winners of various raffles being conducted here.
First Published: Jan 05, 2006 11:25 IST