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Manushi crowned Miss India; J&K’s Sana Dua emerges 1st runners-up


JAMMU, June 27: Haryana’s Manushi Chhillar, a budding doctor was crowned fbb Colors Femina Miss India World 2017, while Jammu & Kashmir’s Sana Dua, a law student who believes triple talaq should be abolished was crowned 1st runners-up. Bihar’s Priyanka Kumari, an engineer by profession was declared 2nd runners-up in the most sought after beauty pageant contest held at Mumbai on scintillating Sunday evening.
Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir was crowned Femina Miss India 1st runners-up on glitzy evening of this Sunday at Mumbai.
Beauties from all 30 States of India, including seven-sister States of the North East participated in the contest that was stretched for thirty days during which the contestants were exposed to several fashion fiestas, taken to heritage city of Jaipur and made to interact with top models of the country.
Contestants from four zones of the country were mentored by Bollywood star Neha Dhupia, model Waluscha D’Sousa, former Miss India Parvati Omanakuttan and actor Dipannita Sharma. The event was hosted by Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh. Miss World, Stepha nie Del Valle, actors Arjun Rampal, Vidyut Jamwal, Bipasha Basu and Ileana D’Cruz, producer-director Abhishek Kapoor and fashion designer Manish Malhotra judged the entire event that left audiences spellbound.
Earlier Sana Dua had gone through three rigorous rounds including Modern India Round, fbb Round and Evening Gown Round before making it to fbb Colors Femina Miss India North 2017 pageant at New Delhi.
Sana Dua has done her schooling from Army Public School, Noida and the graduated from Department of Law, Punjab University. Interested in ravelling, teaching, outdoor sports like Tennis, she was earlier selected for Stars Cosmetics Best Makeover.
Vivacious, grounded and courteous, the Jammu girl got a support from her mother and says that her family had been strength for her throughout this journey.
Sana says,”my mother is the reason I could make it till here. She truly represents the woman I look up to”. She was last year judged as Campus Princess as well that led her to tread the road to Beauty Contest and wrest Femina First Runner-Up title.