New Delhi: Big or Small, all dreams come true if one is determined to win. Manya Singh, crowned runner-up of the VLCC Femina Miss India 2020, dared to dream and live it too. She is a daughter of an autorickshaw driver Omprakash Singh from Uttar Pradesh and toiled hard to win the prestigious title.
On February 9, the beauty pageant was held and Telangana’s Manasa Varanasi won the title Femina Miss India 2020 while Manika Sheokand from Haryana bagged the Femina Miss Grand India 2020 title.
In a post shared by the official Instagram account of Femina Miss India in December 2020, Manya described the hurdles she had to overcome for completing her studies. She used to study in the day, wash dishes in the evening and worked 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, News18 reported. After her victory, Manya shared a photograph of her parents where they are holding a newspaper with Manya’s picture after she was crowned. Expressing her gratitude to her parents, she wrote ‘I worship them’ on her Instagram story.
Manya was born in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar. Her Parents and she herself worked hard to educate her at Lohiya Inter College in Sahwa, UP. After schooling, she joined Mumbai’s Thakur College of Science and Commerce and now she is preparing to pursue management studies. She considers education as the ‘strongest weapon’, as the report said. Manya’s bio says her inspiration from the world of beauty is Priyanka Chopra Jonas as she is a woman of ‘substance’. The beauty queen said that she has learned the qualities of never giving up and working hard from her mother.