Bhubaneswar: Odisha girls continue to bring laurels to the state by winning beauty pageants. This time two teenaged girls have brought home the crowning glory.
Bhubaneswar girls Preetika Jena and Tammanna Dash secured first and first runners-up positions at Miss Teen India Universe 2021.
The contest, organised by the Virus Films entertainment, was held at Delhi from February 12 to 14.
Preetika, a student of Standard-IX at DAV, Unit-8 here was the winner and Tammanna, of Standard-VIII BJEM School, was the first runner up.
The two teens beat 75 girls from different parts of the country to win the crown.
Their training by another Odia beauty Lavanya Das, winner of Miss Teen India Diva International 2019, helped them sail through the event and win too.
Lavanya was declared Brand Ambassador of Virus Films Entertainment. She is also the state coordinator of Odisha as well.