16 years old Pratiksha Darjee, hailing from middle syari Gangtok has bagged ‘Miss International 2021’ title organised by Glare orbit in kanpur, UP side.

The competition had 30 contestants. Pratiksha Darjee (16) was adjuged the winner. She was awarded a cash prize along with the crown and Slash and got the opportunity to play as an actress in an upcoming south Indian movie.

Daughter of Bijay and Chandra Darjee, Pratiksha Darjee is currently pursuing class 10 from Bahai’s School Tadong, Sikkim. Earlier in the year 2020, Pratiksha was the finalist of ‘Miss Siliguri 2020’ and in the year 2021 she have won ‘Miss Teen India Continent’ and ‘Miss Teen Himalaya’ organised by Aman gandhi film productions and again this year she have become the title holder of ‘Miss International 2021’organised by Glare Orbit Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Pratiksha Darjee, who seemed confident about the win said, “We need supportive parents in order to achieve anything in life. My biggest inspiration is my father and mother. ” I got encouragement to become a model from madam Nisha Subba who is a COI of Sikkim fashion Diva”. I aspire to become a sucessful model and wants to join the Aviation industry as a profession, said Pratiksha while having a telephonic conversation with ‘Voice of Mirik’.

The ‘Miss International 2021’ grand finale was held at kanpur, Uttar pradesh on 26th march. Aashi Bagga and Himanshi Khurana made the panel of judges along with other luminaries. The event was well received by the people and there was immense excitement around the contest which happened for the third time in history.

VR Niti Sejpal