Nehal Bhogaita of the United Kingdom was crowned the title of Miss India Worldwide 2013 at the end of the pageant held on April 27, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The first runner-up was Jasveer Kaur Sandhu of Malaysia and the second runner-up was Surbhi Sachdev of Oman.
Nehal Bhogaita, Miss India Worldwide 2013
According to the pageant’s website, Nehal Bhogaita was the first deaf contestant to enter Miss India Worldwide and now she has made real history by being crowned Miss India Worldwide! Nehal wants to be a role model for people like her who are deaf and disabled and she has done just that.
Nehal Bhogaita of the United Kingdom, Miss India Worldwide 2013 with First Runner-Up Jasveer Kaur Sandhu of Malaysia and Second Runner-Up Surbhi Sachdev of Oman
For her talent, Nehal performed Bollywood dance routine that highlights her own conviction of never giving up. While she is unable to hear the music, she dances using the vibrations of the beats.
About the pageant:
Miss India Worldwide is the only known international ethnic pageant. Miss India Worldwide Pageant is produced by the IFC, based in New York City.
Photo courtesy of Raj Suri, Australia.