Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza, right, crowns India’s Harnaaz Sandhu as Miss Universe 2021 during the 70th Miss Universe pageant. Photo: AP
Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza, right, crowns India’s Harnaaz Sandhu as Miss Universe 2021 during the 70th Miss Universe pageant. Photo: AP
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India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe while Philippines’ Beatrice Gomez ends in top 5

  • The event was affected by both the pandemic and politics; some called for a boycott over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians
  • Competition has large following in India and the Philippines, with both countries producing previous winners

Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza, right, crowns India’s Harnaaz Sandhu as Miss Universe 2021 during the 70th Miss Universe pageant. Photo: AP
Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza, right, crowns India’s Harnaaz Sandhu as Miss Universe 2021 during the 70th Miss Universe pageant. Photo: AP
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