Sambalpur, Feb 7: Mimansha Priyadarshini Rath, a girl from Sambalpur district has brought laurels for the state by winning the Opera Miss India 1st runners up title which was held virtually on Sunday.
More than 200 contestants from different parts of the country participated in this event and 64 reached the finals.
Mimansha grabbed the attention of mentor of show Anuj Kulshrestha, show director Monica Kulshrestha and jury Shailaza, Vaishali, Shinjinj, Rosa and others by her magnificent fashion sense.
“Ever since I was a kid, I have been on the lookout for platforms to get my voice heard. Corona pandemic came as a blessing in my life and I started participating in all pageants to show my skills and explore my dream. I was in search for such platforms that took me to the Opera Miss India Pageant,” she said.
“Though a different platform altogether, it is one place where you are heard irrespective of your physique or height. I kept on molding myself as a model to achieve this. I am confident and my interest has made me search for the best, ” she added.
Mimansha is daughter of RK Rath and Kamini Rath.