Manushi Chhillar of India won the Miss World 2017 title at a grand event in China. After 17 years, she repeated the history with bringing back this crown to India at the top pageant contest. The 20-year-old from Haryana, who is a medical student. The first and the second runners-up were Miss England Stephanie Hill and Miss Mexico Andrea Meza.
Manushi was emotional at the time when she was announced the winner from among contestants from 108 countries. Stephanie Del Valle, the last year’s Miss World winner from Puerto Rico at the event in Sanya City Arena in China, was presented the crown to Manushi, which was televised live globally.
In the top five round, Chhillar was asked which profession according to her deserved the highest salary.
She said,”I think a mother deserves the highest respect and when you talk about salary it’s not always about cash but I feel it’s the love and respect that you give to someone. My mother has always been the biggest inspiration in my life”.
“All mothers sacrifice so much for their kids. So, I think it is the job of a mother that deserves the highest salary,” Chhillar added.
Manushi belongs to Haryana, which once ranked the worst among all states in sex ratio in India. Her family members, including a brother and a sister, were present at the gala.
Reports by IANS, After winning the crown for India Manushi said in a statement “The feeling is still sinking in and I am very excited to make India proud too. I’m also looking forward to the year ahead “.
She added “My parents have always been my pillar of support and 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“.
Manushi shared the video of crowing moment in her social account and captioned it “Crowning Moment at the grand finale of Miss World 2017 pageant“.
Crowning Moment at the grand finale of Miss World 2017 pageant#Goosebumps #historic #lifechanging @missindiaorg @missworld #manushichhillar #missworld
Posted by Manushi Chhillar on Saturday, November 18, 2017
Manushi is the sixth Indian to win the title and the first since Priyanka Chopra won the crown in 2000. Aishwarya Rai won the title in 1994, followed by Diana Haydon in 1997, Yukta Mookhey in 1999 and Priyanka Chopra in 2000, the last for India.