The Maharashtra State Lottery came into existence from April 12, 1969. Maharashtra state lotteries hold Padmini Lottery on Tuesdays at 4:15 pm. The lotteries conducted by the Maharashtra state are legal under the amendment and active since then. The Padmini Lottery results can be checked for Maharashtra Tuesday Lottery. Here is the link to the official government gazette. The state government has brought this lottery to existence so that the common man does not fall prey to duplicate lottery tickets.
The first prize winner of the lottery gets to take home a sum of ₹ 7 lakhs. The second prize winner of the lottery gets awarded with ₹ 2,000. The third prize winners get to take home ₹ 1,000. The fourth prize lottery winner gets awarded with ₹ 500 and fifth place winners get ₹ 200. Apart from all of these winning prize amounts, there are multiple consolation prizes. Multiple consolation prizes worth ₹ 7,000 are awarded to randomly selected numbers.
Maharashtra State Lottery gets a lot of participation. A large number of people enrol themselves for bagging the lottery award. But there are few things to remember. The ticket holders should keep their tickets intact with them. If the lottery winner fails to present the original ticket, then he/she shall not be given the prize money. Also, the lottery should not be torn or damaged. The winner should carry proper identification card along with passport size photographs.