It's been 17 years since the country has won the title, according to the Miss India twitter account, and the sixth time an Indian woman has been crowned the victor.
After 17 years, today India got back the Miss World Crown.
The family members said she is a good poet, painter and Kuchipudi dancer.
India's Manushi Chillar has finally brought India the much-required global glory that was achieved by Aishwarya Rai way back in 1994 and Priyanka Chopra in 2000. "Manushi was chosen to represent the country after winning the fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017".
Her uncle, Dr Dinesh Chillar, who is posted at the Gohana civil hospital, said she has taken a break from studies for one year and will continue with her third year in next batch.
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Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov also said "there is such an impression that the decision had been taken beforehand". On Thursday, the WADA Foundation Board held a meeting in Seoul. "We are preparing for the Olympic Games", he added.
Manushi was born to doctor parents.
The Thiruvananthapuram MP quipped on the micro-blogging site about how the BJP made a "mistake to demonetise our currency" and how "even our Chhillar has become Miss World". "Her college is extremely supportive and celebrated all her achievements", he said.
In an interview during the rehearsals for Miss India pageant, she had said: "The only thing I believe is certain in life is uncertainty and this is what is fantastic about the pageant". Miss Chillar has done her schooling at St. Thomas' School in New Delhi. She scored 96% in Class 12 boards and topped the CBSE in English examination. She was crowned by Miss World 2016 victor Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle. Chhillar, a medical student, won the Miss World 2017 crown at a glittering event held in Sanya City Arenam, China.
"As many as 108 beauty queens from different parts of the world participated in the prestigious pageant. May this inspire every young woman in our country to achieve her dreams, in whichever field she chooses", Mr. Kovind tweeted.