New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chhillar and praised her for making the country proud on Saturday.
“Congratulations @ManushiChhillar! India is proud of your accomplishment,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah tweeted, “Heartiest Congratulations to the Indian daughter Manushi Chhillar for conquering the world and making India proud on being crowned as #MissWorld2017.”
Minutes after the results were announced, the Chief Minister of Chhillar’s home-state Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, took to Twitter and said, “Congratulations to Manishi Chillar, daughter of Haryana, on becoming Miss World 2017.”
While Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan lauded the accomplishment of the newly crowned Miss World, veteran Bollywood actor and FTII Chairman Anupam Kher commended her answer in the final round of questions, wherein she described the job of a mother as the profession that deserves the highest salary.
“T 2715 – A Miss World in our world .. ! Pride and felicitations .. ।। Manushi Chillar congratulations !!,”he tweeted.
Former Indian cricketer Virendra Sehwag also congratulated the winner.
“Congratulations @ManushiChhillar #MissWorld2017on becoming Miss World 2017 and making the whole country proud. Haryana girls rocking it on world stage. Haryana Power,India Power,” Sehwag tweeted.