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20 November 2017, 03:05 | Ruben Stone
Miss world 2017: Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, India won the title after 17 years
Congratulating the Haryana-born medical student, Mr Khattar said "she has made the state and the nation proud by winning the crown".
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had bagged the title in 1994, followed by Diana Hayden in 1997, Yukta Mookhey in 1999 and Priyanka Chopra in 2000.
A gifted poet, painter and Kuchipudi dancer, Masushi wants to be a cardiac surgeon and has been associated in a project for menstrual hygiene among women.
"She had promised us that she will take a shot at winning the Miss World title".
Manushi comes from a family of doctors. BJP should have realised that Indian cash dominates the globe: "look, even our "Chhillar" (loose change) has become Miss World!", Tharoor tweeted. "Her college is extremely supportive and celebrated all her achievements", he said. On such a moment of celebration, Manushi is being showered with love and warmth from around the world.
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She added: "This one's for #India". After fulfilling her commitments to the present titles that she is holding, Manushi plans to get back to her studies and complete her MBBS degree.
Tharoor had earlier praised Chillar for her "terrific answer" on the final round of Miss World.
Manushi was inching closer to the Miss World crown as she had gone straight from top 40 to 15, during the course of the competition. "May this inspire every young woman in our country to achieve her dreams, in whichever field she chooses", Mr. Kovind tweeted.
Priyanka Chopra in 2000 gave India this crown of Miss World years before and now after 17 years of coveted prayings, Manushi Chillar won the Miss World beauty pageant 2017 on 18th od November 2017.
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