India's Manushi Chhillar on Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 title at a glittering event in China, ending 17 years of drought for India at the international pageant.
Manushi Chhillar and the other four finalists had to face the question and answer round which would determine the Miss World. The amazing reply by Manushi for her question received a huge applause from the audience.
She was asked, "Which profession deserves the highest salary and why?''
The 20-year-old said, "A mother deserves the highest respect. It's just not about cash but also the love and respect that you give to someone. My mother has been a huge inspiration. it is the mother's job that deserves the biggest salary.''
Manushi competed with women from over 108 nations. She is a medical student hailing from Haryana.
She was crowned the new queen by Miss World 2016 winner Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle today.
Besides Chhillar, the first runner-up was Stephanie Hill from England, while Andrea Meza, hailing from Mexico, was announced the second runner-up.
It is to be noted that actress Priyanka Chopra was the last Indian to win Miss World in 2000.
(With inputs from agencies)