A housewife from Amritsar has won the first prize in a lottery worth 1 crore from a ticket that cost her 100. As per a statement from the state government, the lucky winner, Renu Chauhan, on Thursday submitted the ticket and required documents to the State Lotteries Department for encashment of her prize. Also Read - 14-Month-Old Baby With Killer Disease Gets Surgery Costing Rs 16 Crore After Winning 'Lottery'

Expressing elation for the godsend amount, Chauhan said that the blessing has come as a huge relief to her middle-class family.

“My husband runs a cloth shop in Amritsar and this bumper prize money will be a great help so that our family can lead a smooth life,” she said.

The results of the Punjab State Dear 100 monthly lottery were announced in a draw on February 11, an official spokesperson from the Punjab State Lotteries Department informed.

“Renu, the winner of Ticket D-12228, has submitted the documents today and the prize money will be credited to the winner’s account soon,” the official said.