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Miss India Worldwide has a message for INDIA

September 06, 2019 09:40 IST

'I am 100% American, I am 100% Indian and I am 100% a world citizen,' said Miss India Worldwide 2019 Shree Saini.

Shree Saini

IMAGE: Miss India USA Shree Saini at Mumbai airport.  Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Miss India USA 2018 and Miss India Worldwide 2019 Shree Saini arrived in Mumbai on Friday.

The beauty queen received a warm welcome at the airport.

A graduate from University of Washington, Saini took to Instagram to express her happiness.

'Wow. Wow. Thank you so much to the fifty some newspapers and TV media people for your warm welcome at the #Mumbai #India airport," Shree Saini wrote on Instagram.

'Wearing my Miss India USA sash and Miss India Worldwide sash has been an honor of a lifetime. I am 100% American, I am 100% Indian and I am 100% a world citizen.'

Shree Saini

In her message to her 51,000 plus followers on Instagram, she said, 'Your life is not defined by what happens to you but how you respond to it, so let us respond to challenges with resilience and give endless love and kindness when given unkind treatments.' 

'My life journey to this national and world title was filled with trials and thanks to the mentorship of many people, I have done over one hundred empowering events. This is just the beginning.'

'Within the next few years, I plan to double and triple my humble service work. I want to continue serving you and our world family,' she added.