Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Satavisa Das has brought glory to the State by winning People Choice Title at the Junior Model International 2018 held at Calicut in Kerala on Monday.
She will represent India for World Tourism Festival-2018 in Philippines.
The 11-year-old Satavisa, who hails from Bhubaneswar, is currently studying Class-VI in the SAI International School.
Daughter of social activist Subhashree Das, Satavisa had prepared herself for the contest under the guidance of her mother and Odishi Guru Sonali Mohapatra. She had also prepared GK for the contest. Besides, Satavisa used to read newspaper and attend grooming class and fashion class.
Notably, a total of 890 girls participated from all over India in the beauty contest. In the semi-final round, there were only 100 participants and 44 among them qualified for the finals.