Biomedical Student Khushi Patel of the United Kingdom Crowned Miss India Worldwide
- Michigan Indian Americans Vaidehi Dongre and Navya Paingol were declared first runner-up in Miss India Worldwide and Miss Teen India Worldwide, respectively.
British Indian biomedical student Khushi Patel has been crowned Miss India Worldwide 2022 at a glittering pageant held at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey, June 25. Vaidehi Dongre of Michigan was declared the first runner-up, while the second runner-up title went to Shrutika Mane of Australia.
Patel, who is majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in psychology, expressed her happiness at winning the Miss India Worldwide 2022 competition. The model also has a clothing company, and “intends to participate in numerous charity events and assist third-world countries over the next twelve months,” as reported by the Press Trust of India.
Dongre won the Miss India USA 2021 crown last July. A graduate of the University of Michigan, majoring in International Studies, she works as a business development manager with a major corporation.
The Miss Teen India Worldwide 2022 title went to Roshani Razack from Guyana, while Navya Paingol, a University of Michigan, Ann Arbor student was the first runner-up. The second runner-up award went to Chiquita Malaha of Suriname.
School teacher Swathy Vimalkumar of Connecticut won the Mrs. India Worldwide title.
The annual event is organized by the India Festival Committee (IFC) for the past 29 years.