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Daughter of a rickshaw driver crowned Miss India 2020 Runner up

  • Manasa Varanasi, was declared winner of the VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 on Wednesday night. Haryana's Manika Sheokand was declared VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020, while Manya Singh was crowned runner-up of the pageant.

  • Manya is a daughther of a Rickshaw driver from Uttar Pradesh, for her this victory is extra special

"My blood, sweat, and tears have amalgamated into courage to pursue my dreams," she said in a post shared by the official Instagram handle of Miss India back in December.
  • Manya, who was born in Kushinagar, grew up in tough circumstances, spending nights without food or sleep and walking miles just to save a few rupees.

  • In a post shared by the official Instagram account of Femina Miss India in December 2020, Mansi described the hurdles she had to overcome for completing her studies. She used to study in the day and earned by washing dishes in the evening and working at a call centre at night. According to Manya, her entry into the beauty pageant is to show the world that nothing is impossible if one is committed to their dreams and to uplift her family.

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