Sini Shetty from Karnataka was announced the winner of Femina Miss India World 2022 title. Rajasthan’s Rubal Shekhawat emerged as Femina Miss India 2022 first runner-up and Shinata Chauhan from UP was named second runner-up.
The 32-year-old shared the video showing her dancing to Elvis Crespo's Besos de Coral with her brother Ricki.
The candidates included a woman fighting the 'thin is beautiful' ideal, another focused on informing the public about the downsides of religious sects and a third is an activist fighting gender pay gaps.
The previously reigning Miss Universe, Andrea Meza of Mexico, crowned her successor in the Israeli Red Sea resort town of Eilat. The pageant was held in the middle of the night, wrapping up at 5 am local time (10 p.m. EST) to accommodate the primetime schedule in the US.
The glitzy competition, born from a 1921 Atlantic City beauty contest just a year after women were given the right to vote, maintains a complicated presence in American culture that has undergone multiple waves of feminism.