Sargam Koushal, representing India, was crowned Mrs. World today on 18 December 2022 in Las Vegas. Mrs. Koushal left behind contestants from 63 countries to bring the title back to India after 21 years. The organizers of the Mrs India pageant shared the news on Instagram saying, “The long wait is over, we have the crown back after 21 years!” Sargam Koushal, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, also shared a video telling how happy she is after winning the title.
According to Mrs Koushal’s Instagram post, she has a graduation degree in English Literature. She has previously worked as a teacher and also shared that her husband works for the Indian Navy. Sharing the video, she wrote, “We have got the Crown back after 21-22 years. I am very excited. Love you India, love you world.”
Mrs. World is the first contest for married women. The pageant started in the year 1984 and traces its roots to the Mrs. America pageant. Initially this pageant was named Mrs. Woman of the World. It came to be known as Mrs. World only in 1988. Over the years, Mrs. World has been held in more than 80 countries, with the United States having the most winners.
India has won the title of Mrs. World only once, that too in the year 2001. Actress Aditi Govitrikar bagged the coveted crown. Dr. Govitrikar has now served as a judge for Mrs. India Inc. 2022-23. Aditi Govitrikar also congratulated Mrs. Koushal on this achievement. “Hearty congrats @sargam3 @mrsindiainc so happy to be a part of the journey.. It was time the Crown came back after 21 years,” Govitrikar wrote.
Who is Sargam Koushal?
Sargam Koushal is a resident of Jammu and Kashmir. Apart from being a model, Sargam is also a teacher. She participated in many beauty contests in the year 2018 and in the same year she also participated in Mrs. India 2022. Now she participated in Mrs. World 2022 as Mrs. India and won the crown. Sargam Koushal’s husband is in the Indian Navy. Sargam was earlier a teacher in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. She has done post graduation in English Literature.
For the final round of the contest, Koushal wore a pink slit gown designed by Bhavana Rao and was mentored by model Alessia Raut.