New Delhi, Jul 3: Anwesa Ray Mukhopadhyay from Barrackpore has won the 'Ms Plus Size India 2019' beauty pageant, given her consistent, spectacular performance throughout the rounds.
The grand finale of 'Ms Plus Size India 2019', India's widely acclaimed beauty pageant, was organised by Daksha Digitas, here.
Janette Tirke and Ruchira Bhattacharya were the first runner up, whereas Silkesha came as the second runner up.
The winner bagged the 'Ms Plus Size India 2019' Winner Trophy and the runner-ups walked away with first Runner Up, second Runner up Trophies.
Television actor and anchor, Aman Verma hosted the grand evening, whereas Mona Veronica Campbell, the first trans plus size super model, RJ Meenakshi, from 94.3 My FM and super model, and B-town diva Mugdha Godse chaired the jury of 'Ms Plus Size India 2019'.
The highly anticipated show was dedicated to popularising the whole idea of body positivity, besides unleashing the unbeatable potential that full-figured women hold within.
By providing plus size women with a national platform to showcase their talents and qualities, 'Ms Plus Size India 2019' encourages women to be comfortable with their body shapes, sizes, and skin.
'In a progressive society like ours, we must break free from the shallow beauty standards that slender waist and fair skin make women truly beautiful. This is the time when we must strive to build a society where human bodies are celebrated the way they are, in the very raw form. Through this show, we would like to encourage women in the direction of self-acceptance and self-love. There’s no need to starve or exert yourself just to fit into standards that society has set for you. All you must care for is the health of your body. If you are healthy from within, the external looks do not really matter,' said Ashwani Kansal, Director, 'Ms Plus Size India'. (UNI)