• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Manushi Chhillar ends India’s 17-year long wait, wins Miss World 2017

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Ending India’s 17-year long wait, Manushi Chillar was crowned Miss World 2017 in a glittering event on November 18. Competing against 108 contestants from various countries held at Sanya City Arena, she clinched the title after Priyanka Chopra was last crowned in 2000. Miss World 2016 winner Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle gave away the coveted crown to the winner. Chhillar, who is from Haryana, had earlier won the Femina Miss India 2017 on June 25. India, England, France, Kenya and Mexico grabbed the top five spots at the pageant. Stephanie Hill, who is Miss England was the first runner up and Miss…

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