The Nagaland Lottery runs three daily Dear draws, plus a host of Bumper draws throughout the year. These state lotteries can be played by residents of Sikkim, West Bengal and Nagaland.
The Nagaland Lottery department was established in order to increase the state's revenue and oversee the efficient running of all lotteries. The finance department of the state government announces lottery schemes and results. All the lotteries that come under the government of Nagaland are legal and safe.
Draws take place at the Directorate of Nagaland State Lotteries, P.R. Hill Junction, Nagaland, Kohima – 797001.
How to Play Nagaland State Lotteries
It's easy to take part in Nagaland Lottery games, whether you want to enter a daily draw or one of the special Bumper draws. All these lotteries are run by the Directorate of Nagaland state lotteries and you can play in the states where it's legal to enter. There are two ways to take part.
- Buy a physical lottery ticket from an authorised lottery retailer or vendor
- Play the Nagaland Lottery online through a legal and secure website
Daily Dear Lotteries
There are three Nagaland Lottery draws every day. These Dear draws are known as the Morning, Day and Evening draws. The name of the draw is different for each day of the week, but they are all fundamentally played in the same way. All you need to do to take part is buy a ticket.
The top prize in each draw is worth ₹1 Crore. To win the jackpot, your number must exactly match the number that is randomly selected as the winner. Here are the times of the daily draws:
- Dear Morning: 1:00 PM
- Dear Day: 4:00 PM
- Dear Evening: 8:00 PM
The table below shows you the names of all the daily draw games in Nagaland:
|Day||1:00 PM||4:00 PM||8:00 PM|
|Monday||Dear Ganga Morning||Dear Sun Day||Dear Flamingo Evening|
|Tuesday||Dear Teesta Morning||Dear Moon Day||Dear Parrot Evening|
|Wednesday||Dear Torsa Morning||Dear Mercury Day||Dear Eagle Evening|
|Thursday||Dear Padma Morning||Dear Venus Day||Dear Falcon Evening|
|Friday||Dear Hooghly Morning||Dear Earth Day||Dear Vulture Evening|
|Saturday||Dear Kosai Morning||Dear Mars Day||Dear Ostrich Evening|
|Sunday||Dear Damodar Morning||Dear Jupiter Day||Dear Hawk Evening|
Nagaland Bumper Draws
Nagaland Lottery Bumper draws are scheduled a few times a year, offering even bigger prizes to celebrate special dates on the calendar.
These Bumper lottery draws work in a similar way to the regular games, but they offer even larger prizes. You can win more than ₹1 Crore if you get the jackpot, while there are a host of other great payouts to be had if you match all or part of the winning numbers. Here are the Bumper draws that are currently active in Nagaland:
The Nagaland Lottery has also previously held Bumper draws to mark other occasions throughout the year. The following draws have all taken place in the past but are not currently active:
- Dear Kali Puja Bumper
- Dear Happy New Year Bumper
- Dear Winter Special Bumper
- Dear Lohri Makar Sankranti Bumper
If you're a lucky Nagaland State Lotteries winner, you will need to present your original winning ticket and a completed claim form to receive your prize. The ticket must be intact and the authorities will inspect it for damage or tampering. Winners are also required to present government-recognized photo identification and passport-size photos.
If you win a prize of up to ₹10,000, you can claim your money from a lottery agent or retailer. Prizes of more than ₹10,000 may be claimed from the Kolkata Nagaland Office. Submit your claim to the following address with the required documents.
The Director / Nodal Officer,
Directorate of Nagaland State Lotteries,
121, Jessore Road, South Michael Nagar,
Madhyam Gram, Near National Model High School,
Kolkata - 700133, West Bengal