12-year-old Padmalaya Nanda from Odisha is good to go to represent India in the Little Miss Universe 2017 Beauty Pageant which is to be held in Georgia, US, starting from May 31. Padmalaya has been announced as a world finalist to perform for India in the event among other 16 hopefuls.

“I thank people for their blessings and support. For the beauty pageant, I am giving my 100 per cent and I am very confident. I am trying to promote my culture and if people support me, I will definitely win this title,” she told ANI.

Padmalaya made India glad after she was crowned as the Little Miss at the Junior Model International challenge in Kozhikode, Kerala. She likewise won three different titles, the Best Ball Gown (which curiously was composed by her), Best Pre Teen JMI (jury decision) and Best Pre Teen JMI (individuals’ decision).

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In India, Nanda as of now has the titles of Miss Preteen Junior Model India, Best Ball Gown (which was clearly composed by the young lady herself) and Miss Preteen People’s Choice. She has engaged every one of her fans and supporters on Facebook to vote in favour of her in the Little Miss Universe until June 4, 9 am.

The Little girl of eminent Supreme Court lawyer Prasanna Kumar Nanda and Dr Subhasudha Priyadarsini, Padmalaya had entranced every last one amid the tryouts. She said she was keen on modelling and fashion designing however her present concentration is to exceed expectations in studies. She additionally attributed her prosperity to steady consolation from her folks.

Preceding this current, she’s now won the Best Ball Gown, Best Pre Teen JMI (jury decision) and Best Pre Teen JMI (individuals’ decision) in various classes.