India's Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

Harnaaz Sandhu of Punjab has brought the crown back to India after 21 years. She is the third person to do so.

India's Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021
Harnaaz Sandhu (Source: Twitter)

Harnaaz Sandhu, who represented India, won the 70th Miss Universe 2021 title. The 21-year-old defeated contenders from Paraguay and South Africa to win the prestigious title in Eilat, Israel.

Sandhu was praised on Twitter by Priyanka Chopra, who said, "And the new Miss Universe is Miss India. Congratulations Harnaaz Sandhu bringing the crown home after 21 years."