Miss India Crowned Miss World 2017

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Aishwarya Rai Manushi Chhillar Priyanka Chopra Reuters IANS

The family members and friends danced and distributed candies on Saturday night after news of Manushi winning the Miss World title broke.

The NCW's official Twitter handle wrote: "NCW condemn the tweet of @INCIndia leader @ShashiTharoor". She was crowned by Miss World 2016 victor Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle. Will he call his own daughter chillar?

Manushi Chillar, (center) is crowned Miss World during the beauty pageant held in Sanya in southern China's Hainan province on Saturday.

Manushi won hearts with her response to the questions post getting the top five spot.

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.

The announcement about Chhillar winning the Miss World crown was also made on the pageant's official Twitter handle as well as on its Facebook page.

When nearer to winning the title after making it to the final 5, Manushi was asked which profession deserved the biggest salary and why.

In reply to this tricky question, she replied even more beautifully, she said, "I think a mother is of the highest respect". My mother has been a huge inspiration to me.

Miss England and Miss Mexico, Stephanie Hil and Andrea Meza were the first and second runner-up respectively.

In less than one year, she won the "Miss Campus Princess" title in the medical college in December last year. "A mother's job deserves the highest salary". A trained Indian classical dancer, Chhillar has a passion for outdoor sports and actively participates in paragliding, bungee jumping, snorkelling and scuba diving besides sketching and painting.

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