Aarya Walvekar, a teenage Indian-American, was named Miss India USA 2022 on 7 August, Sunday at the event held in New Jersey. Walvekar, an 18-year-old teen from Washington, DC, competed in the national Miss India USA pageant.
It has always been Walvekar’s childhood fantasy to work in movies and television and appear on the silver screen. Aarya Walvekar will travel to Mumbai early in the following year to compete in the World Pageants.
She posted images from the pageant event on Instagram. She commented beside the images, “It gives me great honour to serve as your Miss India DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) 2022! I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who assisted me in arriving here today “. View the images here:
Dance Studio Owner
Walvekar attends Briar Woods High School in Virginia and is in her senior year of high school. She also established Euphoria Dance Studio, a dance school that offers economical dance instruction to young people in the neighbourhood.
According to TEDx Talks, she is a fervent supporter of both mental health and body positivity. She has been developing several efforts to raise awareness of these problems.
Aarya enjoys practising yoga and preparing meals for her friends and family, according to TEDx Talks.
About Miss India USA
The India Festival Committee, led by Dharmatma Saran, established the annual pageant award of Miss India USA in 1980. Young ladies of Indian heritage who live in the United States compete in this beauty contest. Surita Mansukhani of Illinois was the first Miss India USA winner. The longest-running Indian pageant outside of India celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
Aarya Walvekar Post on Instagram:
Following her victory as Miss India USA 2022, Walvekar posted on her Instagram account about her emotions. “The feelings I’m experiencing are indescribable. I have never been filled with this much gratitude in my life. It gives me joy to formally introduce myself as Miss India USA 2022, Aarya Abhijit Walvekar. I had the privilege of representing Washington, DC, the seat of our government, this past weekend at the Miss India USA competition. I went into this weekend unsure of what to anticipate, mixed with enthusiasm. But I came away from this weekend with a national crown, a priceless pageant sisterhood, and a heart full of thankfulness. I understand that this title is not just a crown, it is a duty, a responsibility. I want to use this wonderful platform to bring awareness, love, and optimism. As I begin my journey and assume my responsibilities as your miss India USA 2022, I sincerely hope that you all will offer me your love, blessings, and support.”
Walvekar represented the United States capital, Washington, DC, in the competition, which had 74 participants from 30 states competing in three different pageants: Miss India USA, Mrs..India USA, and Miss Teen India USA.
The first and second runners-up were announced to be Saumya Sharma and Sanjana Chekuru. Tanvi Grover was named Miss Teen India USA, while Akshi Jain was named Mrs. India USA.