It was a proud moment for the parents of Manya Singh when she returned home after a long time with VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 – Runner Up – crown on her head.
Could a girl from a lower-middle class of society where girls hardly get any opportunity win a prestigious beauty contest?
What Manya Singh has to say about her journey to the contest?
• A graduate in banking, Manya Singh said that it wasn’t her dream to be a Miss India even she didn’t know anything about Miss India pageant when she was a teen. She only wanted to do something for society and went to Miss India pageant on knowing that it provides a platform to girls that want to do something.
• She said that she wanted to provide a better life to her parents. She remembered all the hardships, tears and toils she had to go through while selling their own home and shifting to a rented accommodation. She said that she even couldn’t walk with heels in her rented house because of objections.
• Manya Singh feels the responsibility that comes with the crown and she’s ready to start her new journey. She said that she believed on the power of prayers. She further said that she wanted to spread the word why daughters were important.
• Manya Singh said that she was discouraged by people but she never took their words seriously and continued her efforts to win the Miss India pageant and when the proud moment came, her eyes welled with tears.