Bhubaneswar: Maitri Monali Pradhan from Odisha bagged two major titles in Miss Teen International 2018 beauty pageant held in Thailand capital Bangkok.
Along with getting place among top five contestants, Maitri won ‘Best National Costume’ and ‘Best Talent’ titles in the beauty contest.
The lehenga with beautiful fabrics showing the glimpse of Odisha’s art and culture that she had worn during the Best National Costume round had helped her to impress the juries and win the title.
Maitri won Best Talent-2018 title leaving behind the contestants from 30 other countries at the competition.
Earlier, Maitri, a native of Bhubaneswar and a class 11 student of Unit 8 DAV Public School in commerce stream, had participated in Little Miss India-2016 beauty contest.