Only 13 states in India are allowed to conduct lotteries legally. Lotteries are legal in Kerala, Goa, Sikkim, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, and Mizoram. The Manipur Singam Vinca Day lottery is a popular weekly lottery. The ticket face value is ₹ 6. The first prize is ₹ 27 lakhs. The second prize is ₹ 5,000. The third prize is ₹ 1000, the 4th prize is of ₹ 700, the 5th prize of ₹ 500 whereas a consolation prize of ₹ 10,000 is also given to lottery ticket holders with matching serial numbers.
The Singam Vinca Day lottery result is announced at 04:00 pm and can be checked from the official source i.e http://www.manipurlotteries.com/. Manipur also conducts a morning and evening lottery at 11:55 am and 08:00 pm respectively. The 8:00 pm evening lottery is commonly known as Manipur Singham Plumeia lottery whereas the morning lottery is called Manipur Singham Tagetes lottery. All the three lotteries in the morning, day and evening have the first prize of ₹ 27 lakhs. The winners need to produce valid authentication at the Director of Manipur Lottery office in Imphal to receive the winning amount.
The lottery is conducted by the Director of Manipur Lottery, Sajenthong, Imphal, Manipur - 462004. Players can buy tickets from an authorized lottery retailer. To claim the lottery prize, winners have to download a claim form or fill up the claim form in offline mode before submitting it at the Director of Manipur Lottery. According to the official website, the winner should submit the winning ticket along with the photocopy duly attested by a Gazette Officer/Notary Public along with three passport-size photographs and an affidavit of ownership of the prize-winning tickets from any 1st Class Magistrate/Notary Public. Prize money will be paid in the form of cheque/DD or direct transfer to the claimant's account after deducting the necessary charges.