Divita Rai is India’s consultant on the 71st version of the Miss Universe pageant. Scheduled to air at 6.20 am IST on January 15, delegates from throughout the globe shall be competing for the crown on the Ernest N. Ethical Conference Heart in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.
Earlier than the extremely coveted pageant begins, here is 5 information in regards to the 25-year-old ‘Sone Ki Chidiya’ who’s representing India.
Divita Rai was born in Mangaluru, Karnataka and graduated from the Sir JJ School of Structure in Mumbai. Regardless of attempting her hand at designing and even helping within the set design for a movie, she by no means gave up her Miss Universe desires.
In 2021, she completed third on the Miss Diva Universe pageant, dropping to reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu. She then participated within the following 12 months’s Miss Diva 2022 pageant and gained.
In a number of interviews, Divita Rai has highlighted a number of points pertaining to girls in India, together with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in addition to the significance of accessibility of schooling for ladies within the nation. She has additionally been working with India’s high NGOs similar to CRY, Nanhi Kali, and Train for India.
Whereas her Nationwide Costume was impressed by the “ethereal portrayal of India because the golden chook which is a logo of wealth of our wealthy cultural heritage together with the non secular essence of dwelling in concord with range”, for the swimsuit class she wore a cape, christened Dil Se, which is an ode to like with none judgements and celebrated the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.
Final 12 months, Harnaaz Sandhu, 21, was topped Miss Universe on the seventieth version of the pageant. Earlier than Harnaaz, solely two Indians have gained the title of Miss Universe – Sushmita Sen in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000.
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