THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE “GENERAL RULES”) ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS/ WINNERS OF Suryayil Swarnaperumazha Contest (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE “CONTEST”) PROMOTED / ORGANIZED BY SUN TV NETWORK LTD (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “STNL”). THESE RULES CAN BE AMENDED OR VARIED FROM TIME TO TIME BY STNL.

  1. Period of the Contest: The Contest starts on 27th January 2020 at 8 pm and ends on 28th February 2020 at 9:15 pm. Contest hours would commence from 8 pm and valid till 9:15 pm on all contest days. This Contest is applicable only to the viewers of “Surya TV”.
  2. Contest Dates: 27th Jan 2020 to 31st Jan 2020, 3rd Feb 2020 to 7th Feb 2020, 10th Feb 2020 to 14th Feb 2020, 17th Feb 2020 to 21st Feb 2020, 24th Feb 2020 to 28th Feb 2020.
  3. The contest is open for residents of Kerala only, who have completed 18 years of age or more and residing in Kerala as on the date of entering/participating in the Contest.
  4. “Surya TV” will ask 2 questions (1 question per programme) to the viewers every day during the programmes Ente Madhavu and Ithikara Paki, which will be aired between 8 pm and 9 pm daily (‘Programmes’)during the contest period. Viewers have to watch all questions closely and carefully so as to answer for the contest.
  5. Each question will have a minimum of 2 options i.e A & B. The viewers have to answer each question separately. The Missed call should be made to <CONTACT NO> for answer A, and <CONTACT NO> for answer B.
  6. The number allocated for each show are as follows:
    1. Ente Madhavu: Option A- 04954261111, Option B- 04954261112
    2. Ithikara Pakki :  Option A- 04954261113, Option B- 04954261114
  7. The viewers calling the incorrect answer’s phone number for each day of the contest will be treated as invalid and shall be summarily rejected. The viewers calling the correct answer’s phone number for each day will be treated as valid.
  8. The viewers have to call the correct answer’s phone number before the end of the daily contest day, i.e 9:15 pm on the same day. For Eg: If the contest questions are asked on 27th of January the answers have to be sent on the 27th of January (i.e., same day) before 9:15 pm, to be eligible for winning the prizes.
  9. Viewers can make any number of Missed Calls to participate in the contest. More number of Missed Calls does not mean the eligibility of winning is higher. only the first entry from one number will be considered as a valid answer.
  10. Viewers giving right answers to both the questions will be considered eligible for the winning prize. 
  11. STNL will not be responsible in any way for failure of any backend technology of any applications and resultant inability of a user for participation.
  12. 20 winners from amongst the Correct Entries on each day, and 500 winners for the contest period will be selected, if it exceeds 20 correct entries on each day and 500 entries for the contest period received by STNL the winners will be randomly chosen and only the selected winners will be informed by our STNL Team.  No two persons from the same residence/address will be considered for the prize. The prize for the contest is
    1. Gold Voucher (Total of 20 Everyday)- The people who answer all 2 questions of the day correctly will be eligible for the Gold Voucher. Among all the people who answer all the questions correctly, will be run in a randomizer and the top 20 will be eligible to receive the prize.
  13. The winners will be chosen as per the sole discretion of STNL and only the selected winners will be informed by our STNL Team.
  14. The winners for the Daily contest will be announced after a gap of one day(i.e. For questions asked on 1st, the winners will be declared on 3rd) on “Surya TV” during the period of the contest, or as determined by STNL.
  15. STNL holds no responsibility or liability in case the winner/winners fail to be contactable by STNL on the day of the results being declared by STNL for any reason, despite having made the best efforts by STNL. A maximum of 2 attempts will be made to contact each winner by STNL. In such a case, STNL shall not be liable to prove the efforts made in this regard.
  16. Winners will have to come to a designated location at a specified time to collect prizes. The location and time will be decided by STNL at its sole discretion and informed to the winners.
  17. Winner will be liable to pay the taxes and any other considerations, as applicable to the winning prize/prizes. STNL, if required, shall deduct the applicable taxes. The winner will be intimated of the same by our STNL Team.
  18. The prize shall be given to the winner on the production of valid documents such as Photo ID proof, Address proof/Aadhar. The winner may be required to sign the Terms and Conditions herein before accepting the prize. Any failure on the part of the winner to comply with directions issued by STNL, shall entitle STNL, in its own discretion to cancel and forfeit the prize for the said winner and then the same prize will be given to the next eligible winner.
  19. Though STNL shall make every effort to declare the results of the Contest on the due date for the respective winner, it shall not be responsible for any delay in announcing winners of the respective prize arising out of reasons beyond its control in the normal course of business.
  20. All the costs and expenses for collecting the prize will be borne solely by the winner and STNL shall not entertain any claim, whatsoever in this regard. The winner is solely responsible for any other expenses related to the acceptance and use of the offer.
  21. The prize shall be non-transferable, non-negotiable and are non-cashable and no such request shall be entertained by STNL. In the event of any unforeseen circumstances, STNL reserves the sole right to offer an alternative prize of the same value.
  22. Employees of STNL and its affiliates/subsidiaries, sponsors of the prizes, associated agencies, participating operators and their immediate family members and relatives are not eligible to participate in this contest.
  23. STNL shall not be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by the participants/winners while participating in the Contest.
  24. Failure by STNL to enforce any of these Rules in any instance(s) shall not give rise to any claim by any person.
  25. The contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Any disputes, differences and, or, any other matters in relation to and arising out of the contest and, or, pertaining to the rules and regulations and, or, the Terms and Conditions shall be referred to Arbitration under the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator to be appointed by STNL. The venue of arbitration shall be at Chennai and the Arbitration proceedings shall be in English.
  26. Any interim reliefs sought under Arbitration shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts in Chennai city only.
  27. STNL, in its absolute discretion, reserves the right at any time, without giving any prior notice to the participants, to add, alter, modify, change or vary all or any of these terms & conditions, wholly or in part, or to withdraw the contest.
  28. Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest and/or web-site is a violation of Criminal and Civil Laws and should such an attempt be made, STNL reserves the right to seek damages from any such viewer to the fullest extent as permitted by law.
  29. All entries will be treated as the sole property of STNL and can be used by STNL for any promotional and / or commercial activity & the participants/winners waive all rights of whatsoever nature in the said entries in favour of STNL by participating in the Contest.
  30. Participants/winners may be required by STNL to participate in a photo, video and/or film session and acknowledge that STNL has the absolute and exclusive right to use such publicity photos, videos and/or films in any medium and in any reasonable manner it may deem fit without any consideration or payment of similar nature to such participants/winners.
  31. STNL in its absolute discretion may publicize, broadcast or otherwise disclose a participant's/winner's name, character, likeness, statements or any recording of their voice in advertising or promotional activities concerning this Contest, or generally. STNL may promote or advertise that a winner has won the Contest.
  32. In case of any dispute or difference in respect of the prize/ selection of winners, the decision of STNL shall be final and binding on all concerned. All decisions by STNL regarding the selection of the winners shall be final and binding.
  33. Apart from the prize/s mentioned above, nothing else will be provided to the winner. All applicable taxes, levies, cesses, insurances, transfers and other expenses, if any, will have to be borne and paid by the winner.
  34. All prizes shall be claimed by the winners, accompanied with documents specified herein below, from STNL within the given timeline from the date of publishing of the winners on Surya TV & Surya TV official Facebook Page. The documents required to be submitted along with the claim by the winner include the following (the document list is only indicative and not exhaustive and STNL shall be entitled to request the participant/winner to produce such other document/s from the winner as it may deem fit to its sole and absolute satisfaction:
    1. Identity Proof
    2. Address Proof
    3. PAN Card
  35. STNL at its sole discretion may also waive production of any of the aforesaid documents
  36. Failure to claim the prize within the aforesaid 7 days period may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize and/or declaration of alternate winner which is at the sole discretion of STNL.
  37. If the winners fail to claim their prizes or submit the aforesaid documents to claim the prize within 7 days from the date of availability of the winners’ details, then STNL reserves the right to forfeit such unclaimed prizes.
  38. STNL reserves the right to change/modify/amend the terms and conditions of the Prize at any time at its sole discretion.
  39. STNL, its vendor and/or its subsidiaries shall not be liable to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, including loss or profits, incurred by the winner or any third party, whether in connection with this contest or for breach of any warranty or in tort.
  40. STNL, its vendors and its subsidiaries shall not be responsible for any claim/s arising out of any technical failure/s either before, during, or after the completion of the Contest including but not limited to any technical failures in the telephone lines, failure of servers or the failure to provide the correct contest score updates or any mistakes arising out of technical snags. Further, STNL shall not be responsible for any claims arising out of any failure(s) which are beyond the control of STNL or its vendors.
  41. This Contest is subject to force majeure circumstances i.e. an act of God or any circumstance beyond the control of STNL.
  42. The Contest is valid subject to the winner complying with all terms, conditions and/or formalities as required by STNL. Any failure on the part of the Contestant/winner to comply with any specified term, condition and/or formality shall render the Contestant/winner liable for disqualification at the sole discretion of STNL.
  43. This Contest is subject to guidelines/ directions issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India or any other statutory authority from time to time.
  44. STNL reserves the right to extend, cancel, discontinue, prematurely withdraw, change, alter or modify this offer or any part thereof including the eligibility criteria, at its sole discretion at any time during its validity as may be required in view of business exigencies and/or changes by regulatory authority and/or statutory changes and the same shall be binding on the Contestant/winner.
  45. STNL shall not be responsible for the quality, fitness, merchantability, defect or deficiency, etc. of the prize and no claim or request, whatsoever, in this respect shall be entertained by the STNL.
  46. Participation in the contest implies acceptance of all the terms & conditions associated with the contest.