The coveted and much anticipated Miss World pageant will be held in India from February 18 to March 9. This international beauty pageant is returning to India after almost three decades.
The opening ceremony ”India welcomes the World Gala” by the India Tourism Development Corporation will take place in New Delhi on February 20. It will be held in various venues across the country with 120 contestants from across the globe taking part in different competitions and charitable initiatives.
The grand finale of the contest will be held at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai on March 9 and will be telecast and streamed across the world.
This is the 71st Miss World festival. India hosted this pageant earlier in 1996. Manushi Chhillar won the title in 2017. The other Indian women who won the Miss World titles are Reita Faria, Aishwarya Rai, Diana Hayden, Yukta Mookhey and Priyanka Chopra.