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Indian girl bags Little Miss Universe Internet 2017 crown at Little Miss Universe in Georgia

Indian girl bags Little Miss Universe Internet 2017 crown at Little Miss Universe in Georgia

New Delhi, Jun 10 (UNI) 12 year old Padmalaya Nanda from Odisha has created history by becoming the youngest girl to bag the "Little Miss Universe Internet 2017" and "Little Miss Actress" crowns at the Little Miss Universe 2017 at port city of Batumi in Georgia.
Padmalaya Nanda, who studies in the 8th standard at a school in Cuttack, Odisha, bagged the crowns at the finale of the :little Universe 2017, held at port city of Batumi in Georgia on June 4.
This is the first time that a 12 yo Indian girl has won this beauty pageant title.
She will now participate in the "Little Miss World 2017" competition that will be held at Greece from Sept 25 to Oct 1, 2017.
Padmalaya stood first in the talent round and in the Royal Anthro Party she showcased our Indian culture by performing Sambalpuri Dance.
The talent could also be seen by her creativity in designing her own dresses and gowns for the whole competition.
The first round of Little Miss Universe 2017 started online with 1000 entries recieved from across the globe, of which 75 were shortlisted .
On June 1, 2017, top 10 participants were selected.
Each participant went through different rounds like talent round, awareness round, crowning and ball room .
The uniqueness in the competition was that the jury were not the judges present there but the audience that voted online.
The silver crown was won by Thailand.
The award recieved by the girl was a golden crown which is valid only for a year and will be returned for the Little Miss Universe 2018 competition.
UNI XC/AR SHK 2004

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