The authority of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society handed out prizes of the 21st Red Crescent lottery among winners in the city on Tuesday.
Md Juwel, a businessman from Nawabganj of Dhaka, received a cheque for Tk 35 lakh, as he won the first prize. Other winners also received their prizes at the event, says a press release.
After receiving the cheque, Md Juwel said he would use the money to develop his business.
Advocate Shihab Uddin, Secretary of Noakhali unit Red Crescent, and eight district unit Red Crescent received honorary crests for selling highest number of tickets.
Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Md Hafiz Ahmed Majumder, vice chairman Habibe Millat, treasurer and members of managing board were present on the occasion..