Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar Brings Honor for India
Manushi is the sixth Indian to win the title and the first since Priyanka Chopra won the crown in 2000.
“The feeling is still sinking in and I am very excite to make India proud too. I’m also looking forward to the year ahead,” Manushi said in a statement after the win.
All of 21, Manushi was born to doctor parents in Haryana. Which once rank the worst among all states in sex ratio in India.
“My parents have always been my pillar of support. Having them here tonight by my side has only brought me more strength and joy.”My final answer also came to me by having them here with me in front of me,” said Manushi. Whose family members, including a brother and a sister, were present at the gala.
In the question-and-answer round after she was shortlisted among the top five, Manushi was asked:
“Which profession deserves the highest salary and why?”
She said a mother deserves it most.
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar Brings Honor for India was ecstatic. Emotional when she was announced the winner from among contestants from 108 countries. She was crowned by Miss World 2016 winner, Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle. Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was announced the first runner up. While Miss England Stephanie Hill was declare the second runner up at the event, held at Sanya City Area.
Apart from the main title, Manushi also won the “Beauty with Purpose” award. Soon after, congratulatory messages poured in.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated Manushi, saying:
“Manushi, ‘the daughter of Haryana’, has make the country and the state proud.” Priyanka was joyous about having a “successor”.”And we have a successor. So congratulations Manushi Chillar on becoming Miss World 2017. Cherish and learn, and most importantly enjoy it. Bravo,” she tweet.