Manushi Chhillar Crowned Miss World 2017, An Indian Wins The Title After 17 years

Manushi Chhillar who recently made the news after being crowned as Miss India World 2017 has now made the country proud by winning the title of ‘Miss World 2017’. The pageant had 118 participants from different countries and was held in Sanya, China this year.

This moment is special for India as the win comes after a huge gap of 17 years – in 2000 Priyanka Chopra had won the crown.

During the pageant, she was asked a question that which profession does she think deserves the highest salary, to which she had replied, “I think a mother is of highest respect. I don’t think its just about cash but love and respect she gives to someone. She is the biggest inspiration in my life. Mother should get highest respect.”

Ever since the news broke on Saturday night, the social media has been pouring in with best wishes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the beauty as well.

Previous winner and famous actress Priyanka Chopra also congratulated her:

Here are 5 things about Chillar that will help you know her better:

1. Manushi Chhillar hails from Haryana, India.

2. She is a 20 year old medical student Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat, Haryana. She has done her schooling at St. Thomas School and Miranda House in Delhi. Manushi’s parents are also medical professionals.

3. Before winning the Miss World 2017& Miss India World 2017 title, she has bagged various other titles as well at other beauty pageants she participated in during her school and college days. She also won the Miss Photogenic title at the Miss India competition this year.

Manushi took to Twitter to thank the world for the wishes:

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Heer Khant
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