Age is only 12 but her eyes are set on the most prestigious beauty pageant contest ‘Little Miss Universe’.
Odia girl Padmalaya Nanda sets her eyes on Little Miss Universe beauty pageant which is to be held in Georgia, US, commencing on May 31 and ending on June 6. Padmalaya had made Odisha & India proud after she was crowned as the Little Miss at the Junior Model International contest in Kozhikode, Kerala.
Not only that she also made the nation proud by winning three other titles – the Best Ball Gown, Best Pre Teen JMI (jury’s choice) and Best Pre Teen JMI (people’s choice).
Studying in 8th standard of Stewart School in Cuttack. She was informed that she has been nominated to represent India at the Little Miss Universe 2017 in the US, and Little Miss World contest in Greece.
She was also quoted saying, “I am very glad that he wished me for my future. I am very confident and fully prepared for the final event. It is just like a festival based on art, culture, style, intelligence and talent. It is a pageant where you can promote your talent and culture,” by Odisha TV after meeting Naveen Patnaik.
She also met Rajnath Singh & many others before her final journey. This little girl will not only be making us all proud by representing the nation at Little Miss Universe, but also at Little Miss World, that is to be held in Greece.
Odisha Shines wish her all the very best!