India’s Harnaaz Sandhu has been crowned the Miss Universe 2021. It’s a big day for our nation as the crown is home after 21 years. The pageant ceremony was held on 12th December in Eilat, Israel, the 21-year-old from Punjab represented India at the 70th installment of the pageant.
Miss Universe 2021 winner Harnaaz Sandhu took to her Instagram handle and wrote, “It has never been my journey, it has been Our journey. I began with baby steps, and as I come closer to the end, I wish to thank all my panelists for being an integral part of my learning. I thank my designers for making me shine at the pageant. Thank you for moulding me into the girl you see on stage today. I’m blessed.”
According to the Times of India, the Miss Universe 2021 contestants were asked, “What advice would you give to young women watching on how to deal with the pressures they face today,” as part of the top three-round. Harnaaz Sandhu said, “The biggest pressure the youth of today is facing is to believe in themselves. To know that you are unique makes you beautiful.”
“Stop comparing yourselves with others, and let’s talk about more important things that are happening worldwide. Come out, speak for yourself, because you are the leader of your life. You are the voice of your own. I believed in myself, and that is why I am standing here today,” Sandhu continued.
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