Promotion & contest



Terms and Conditions:

The SONAR BRISTI (hereinafter referred to as “Scheme”) is conceptualized, organized and conducted by Idea Cellular Limited, a company incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and having its registered office at Suman Tower, Plot No. 18, Sector – 11, Gandhinagar – 382 011 and its Circle office at 7th Floor, Srijan Tech Park, DN – 52, Sector – V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700091 (hereinafter referred to as “Idea”).

The Scheme is open for a limited period from 8 June 2016 ,00:00:01 hours till 05 July 2016, 23:59:59 hours for the active1 pre-paid category of the Idea subscribers (“Subscriber(s)”2) of the West Bengal Circle of Idea telecom service (“Circle”).

The Scheme is not available to the Subscribers who are roaming outside their home Circles.

A Subscriber, by participating in the Scheme, hereby agrees to the Terms and Conditions mentioned below and gives his/her irrevocable consent to the process of selecting the winner by a lucky draw contest to be held by Idea. The winner shall be selected on a weekly and monthly basis, and any appropriate changes that may be made to this Scheme by the Idea, including due to any legal or regulatory requirement, instructions from any judicial or a quasi-judicial body or due to any natural calamity beyond the reasonable control of Idea, its affiliates and associates or for any other reason whatsoever.

Prize” shall mean a gold coin, after deduction of such value equivalent to the amount of applicable taxes, including but not limited to, TDS or as applicable from time to time and applicable VAT on the purchase of the gold.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, wherever the context so requires “You” or “Your” shall mean any natural person who is a Subscriber.

Also, by participating in this Scheme, You:

  • Warrant that you have read, understood and agreed to conform to these Terms and Conditions.
  • Warrant the accuracy, truthfulness and currency of all information that You have submitted.
  • Agree that You are entering into this Scheme as an independent party and nothing herein establishes an employer-employee relationship between You and Idea and You are acting voluntarily, at Your own risk.
  • Warrant that prior to participating in the Scheme, it shall be deemed that You have read and have agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions herein.
  • By participating in this Scheme, the You indicate Your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  • You hereby agree that all incidental costs/taxes/levies related to the Prize, if any, shall be exclusively borne by the Participant, which shall be including but not limited to TDS, and any other taxes applicable by the Central, State or Municipal government.

These Terms and Conditions are available on the website at the following address: (“Website”). The Terms and Conditions can be amended or varied from time to time or withdrawn and therefore, please visit the Website periodically to keep Yourself updated and informed.

1. Procedure and Eligibility to participate:

This Scheme is valid for all active prepaid who fulfill the following criteria:

  • He/she must be of or above 18 years of age;
  • He/she must be a resident of India;
  • He/she must not have been either convicted and / or prosecuted for commission of any criminal offence nor be of an unsound mind;
  • He/she must belong to West Bengal Circle;
  • He/she must be prepaid customer of Idea;
  • He/she must recharge 2G data of Rs. 16/- or Rs. 28/- or Rs. 58/- or Rs. 89/-  and
  • He/she must not be under any legal disability e.g. insolvency, restraint by court order etc. and / or is prohibited from entering any contractual relationship.
  • He/ she must be a Non User of Idea Data in last 90 days (User is defined is <15 MB usage in 90 days).
  • The Weekly as well as the Monthly Winner shall collect the Prize form the address as shall be informed by Idea.
  • The said Winners shall reach the said address at his own cost
  • The said Winners shall produce valid Photo Identity proof and Address Identity proof in original at time of collection of the Prize.

2. Gratifications and selection:

  • Weekly Gratification:

The selection for the Weekly Gratification will be conducted as per the Weekly Schedule*** mentioned below. Only those Subscribers will be eligible for the Scheme has recharged 2G data of Rs. 16/- or Rs. 28/- or Rs. 58/- or Rs. 89/- during every week as per the Weekly Schedule ***.  One winner Per week will win 1 gm Gold Coin.

  • Monthly Gratification:

The selection for the Monthly Gratification will be conducted at the end of every 30 days, as per the Monthly Schedule** given below, from the beginning of the scheduled date till the end of the scheduled date for each 30 day period, both days inclusive. Only those Subscribers will be eligible for the Scheme who has recharged 2G data of Rs. 16/- or Rs. 28/- or Rs. 58/- or Rs. 89/- during the entire 30 days Monthly Schedule**. One winner Per month will win 5 gm Gold Coin

** Schedule for Weekly Gratification






8 June 2016

14 June 2016


15 June 2016

21 June 2016


22 June 2016

28 June 2016


29 June 2016

5July 2016


***Schedule for Monthy Gratification






8 June 2016

5 July 2016

  • If a Subscriber is once selected as a winner in any of the weekly draw, then the said Subscriber shall not be included in the Monthly draw.
  • The Weekly winner as well as the Monthly winner shall be contacted from Idea and the details of the winner shall be published by Idea.

3. All gratifications will be given after deducting various taxes, license fees and charges as applicable.

4. All incidental costs, taxes or levies related to the gratification(s), if any, shall be exclusively borne by Idea, including but not limited to TDS, gift tax (if any), Insurance and any other taxes applicable by the Central, State or Municipal government.

5. Any gratification of value in excess of INR 10,000/- in a year will attract deduction of tax at source and all taxes to be paid on the gratification/s shall be paid by Idea at the prevailing rate. 

6. The list of the Winners of the gratification will be published on the Website-

7. The gratification shall be handed over by representatives of Idea on receipt of all the documents from the Winner required to process the distribution of the gratification. This Scheme including the gratification cannot be used in conjunction with any alternative offer or promotion of a similar nature.

8. This Scheme is subject to force majeure circumstances including without limitation, floods, natural disasters, war, act of terror, political unrests, technical snags, act of God or any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the Organisers (“Force Majeure Event”). The Organisers shall not be liable for any delay or adverse effect caused to this Scheme thereunder as a result of a Force Majeure Event.  The Organisers shall intimate the suspension of the Scheme caused as a result of such Force Majeure Event to the Subscribers within reasonable time.

9. The Terms and Conditions stated herein shall not override the terms and conditions of the Subscriber Enrolment Form.

10. This Scheme is subject to guidelines/ directions issued by the Department of Telecommunications (“DoT”), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (“TRAI”) or any other statutory authority from time to time.

11. The decision of the Organisers in respect of all transactions under this Scheme including without limitation the selection of the Winner shall be final and binding.

12. The Organisers reserve the right to extend, cancel, discontinue, prematurely withdraw, change, alter or modify this Scheme or any part thereof including the eligibility criteria, the Terms and Conditions and gratification at their sole discretion at any time during its validity as may be required including in view of business exigencies and/or changes by a regulatory authority and/or statutory changes and/or any reasons beyond their control and the same shall be binding on the Subscriber. The latest revised version of the Terms and Conditions shall be effective and binding on the Subscriber from the time of its posting on the Website. You are therefore advised to check the Website regularly for any update(s) or amendment(s) made to these Terms and Conditions and in the event the modified or amended Terms and Conditions are not acceptable to You, You should discontinue participating in the Scheme.

13. The Organisers may use sub-contractors or 3rd party vendors to execute certain tasks associated with this Scheme, without consent from the Subscribers.

14. The Organisers reserve the right, at any time, to unconditionally disqualify any Subscriber who tampers with or who in any way abuses the process or Terms and Conditions of the Scheme, without giving any prior intimation to the Subscriber. Failure by the Organisers to enforce any of their rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

15. Any attempt by a Subscriber to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Scheme is a violation of laws and should such an attempt be made, the Organisers reserve the right to seek damages from any such Subscriber to the fullest extent permitted by law.

16. The Organisers do not make any commitment, express or implied to respond to any feedback, suggestion and/or queries of the Subscribers.

17. The officials of the Organisers, including their directors, officers, partners, employees, consultants and agents are under no obligation to render any advice or service to any Subscriber in respect of the Scheme.

18. The provisions of this service, the Scheme and any other promotional endeavour may not be used for any commercial purpose by any Subscriber.
19. Acceptance and participating in the Scheme constitutes permission for IDEA and its affiliates to click photographs of the Participant/  Subscriber/s and use the Participant/  Subscriber/s name, photographs, preferences (likes and dislikes), voice and comments for advertising and promotional purposes in any media worldwide for purposes of advertising and trade without any additional compensation whatsoever. The Participant/  Subscriber/s hereby understands and gives his/ her irrevocable consent to IDEA to deal with personal information relating to the Participant/  Subscriber/s and to exchange with or publish and/or communicate to/in any media (Electronic (includes Television and Radio)/Web/Print) that they may deem fit, and IDEA may, at their sole discretion may choose to publish or disclose the name(s), and phone number(s) of Participant/  Subscriber/s if required (Within the realm of TCCPR issued by TRAI).

20. These Terms and Conditions are subject to Indian law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in Kolkata.