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NEW DELHI: Supriya Sharma from Jammu was crowned the 2nd Runner up in the glittering Miss India Diva 2018, an All India level beauty pageant held here on Wednesday.
Supriya entered the contest through a wild card entry on the basis of her being the youngest Indian to have won the 2018 NPC Eastern Seaboard Fitness Championship at Atlanta, USA recently. She is presently a research scholar at the Centre for East Asian Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and is pursuing her research on Foreign Policy of China.
Supriya, being a passionate sportsperson, completed her 12th from the St. Mary’s Presentation Convent, Jammu and thereafter joined the Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi to complete her Bachelors and went onto pursue her Masters at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building at the Jamia Millia Islamia University.
Having worked as an intern in the Embassy of Mexico, The Institute of Defence Studies Analysis and the Observer Research Foundation, Supriya is an all rounder and a topper in her academics.
Supriya said that she was happy to be the Runner-up at Miss India Diva 2018 in her very first try at a beauty pageant. She believed that academics, sports and co-curricular activities should go hand-in-hand and one should never turn their back from what they are passionate about. She also runs her own fitness programmes through social media.
Her parents are teachers and her father Professor Keshav Sharma teaches at the University of Jammu.
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