The duo, Dr M Pradeep Kumar and N Ramesh, bought the first prize-winning ticket, bearing number 'HB 727990', when they came to the Trivandrum Airport.
The scare of the pandemic and lockdown curbs took the sheen out of the traditional festivals including Vishu in the last two years.
Three easy kichadi recipes for your Vishu Sadya using seasonal vegetables that can be found in your backyard.
A traditional vegetarian feast, the Sadya is served on a large plantain leaf.
The idea of ‘Vishu Kaineettam’ was suggested by Dr K Sivaprasad, an academician from Kerala, during the Prime Minister’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme.
Samarasa Vishu koottu would add the perfect balance of flavours to the feast.
P Bhuvaneshwari, the winner of Karshakasree award in 2012 shares the recipes of ripe mango payasam and puliyinji to make your Vishu sadya extra special.
The actor-politician made the remark during a Vishu celebration in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
Apart from the earlier announced 24 special services, 64 special buses will be pressed into service to meet the extra rush of passengers during the festival period.
At the Sai Gramam, a beatific self-sustaining village run by the Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust, Kerala’s largest non-governmental organisation, they are bound to each other like members of a close-knit family.