Seventeen years in the past, within the 12 months 2000, Priyanka Chopra was topped Miss World together with Lara Dutta and Dia Mirza bagging the opposite two honors – Miss Universe and Miss Asia Pacific – respectively, in the identical 12 months. Now, it’s Manushi Chhillar who has been named Miss World 2017 on the worldwide pageant, has been bagging magnificence titles previously one 12 months even whereas pursuing her course in drugs in an all-girls medical faculty in Haryana’s Sonepat district. The 20-year-old from Haryana, who’s a medical pupil, edged out high 5 contestants from England, France, Kenya, and Mexico on the occasion, which noticed participation from 118 nations. Manushi, whose household belongs to Haryana and lives in New Delhi, is pursuing her MBBS diploma from the Bhagat Phool Singh Authorities Medical Faculty for Girls in Khanpur Kalan village in Sonepat. “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 remaining reply additionally got here to me by having them right here with me in entrance of me,” said Manushi, whose family members, including a brother and a sister, were present at the gala. The first and the second runners-up were Miss England Stephanie Hill and Miss Mexico Andrea Meza at the event, which was televised live globally. Manushi was ecstatic and emotional when she has announced the winner from among contestants from 108 countries. She was crowned by Miss World 2016 winner, Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle. Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was announced the first runner-up, while Miss England Stephanie Hill was declared the second runner-up at the event, held at Sanya City Area. Chhillar is the sixth Indian to win the coveted crown, which was first won by Reita Faria back in 1966. Aishwarya Rai had bagged the title in 1994, followed by Diana Haydon in 1997, Yukta Mookhey in 1999 and Priyanka Chopra in 2000, the last for India. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated Manushi, saying:”Manushi, ‘the daughter of Haryana’, has made the nation and the state proud.” Priyanka was joyous about having a “successor”.”And we’ve a successor! Congratulations Manushi Chhillar on turning into Miss World 2017. Cherish and be taught, and most significantly take pleasure in it. Bravo,” she tweeted. Haryana, notorious for the worst intercourse ratio amongst states within the nation, has seen younger ladies from sports activities to science to magnificence fields making it massive on the worldwide stage in recent times.