By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, July 16: “The Mrs United Beauty pageant is more than a beauty pageant. It’s also a charity,” excerpts Mrs United Nations 2017 Roshni Hassan.
Talking to The Sentinel in an interview Hassan said that unlike other contestants she has not done modeling before. Her first step towards the pageant started in 2016 when she participated in Mrs India Earth competition held in Delhi. “The good thing is I never have been nervous to take part in the competitions. Perhaps it is the self-confidence that was kicking inside me and the blessings of the family and people of my home state, Assam,” an elated Hassan said. “I was adjudged the second runner up in the Mrs India Earth competition. I got selected by the directors to participate in Mrs United Nations Pageant 2017 in Jamaica,” she added. Hassan said that the beauty pageant is more than just a glamour and style and that it also involved charity. “Along with other preparations for the pageant we, the participants cooked food for over 700 children at Balmagie Primary School in Jamaica. Such tasks make participants mentally cultivate compassion,” Hassan smiled. “The fellow participants were equally competitive,” she added.
Hassan in an inspiring note has urged all the girls and women to walk in life’s journey fearlessly trusting oneself. “By doing this they can achieve what they are dreaming of. They should have patience and be themselves without imitating,” she said.
Roshni Hassan was also awarded people’s choice ambassador’s award in the event that concluded on July 10. She succeeded Wendi Russo, Mrs United Nations 2016. Hassan also has been involved in construction business with her father for 8 years and is mother of four-year-old boy.