A 20-year-old hijab-clad Miss England finalist Sara Iftekhar goals to encourage different girls.
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Whereas chatting with Haroon Shahid from BBC Asian Community, Sara stated that she by no means thought she would even be amongst the highest 50 out of 22,000 girls.
Discussing the quantity of highlight she has acquired, Sara acknowledged, “I didn’t count on any of this. It got here in a single day as a shock. There’s backlash too. Nevertheless, the quantity of fantastic and constructive messages I’ve acquired is definitely unreal.”
She added that to be instructed that “you’re an inspiration” whenever you consider your self as “simply one other lady or regulation pupil” is unusual. However, Sara nonetheless feels honoured.
Haroon additionally questioned the 20-year-old mannequin on modest vogue and if carrying a hijab is a fad. Sara replied, “Hijab is a fantastic factor. On the finish of the day, you get to indicate what you need the outer group to see. I believe if you will get to the stage the place I obtained, with holding myself modest and staying true to myself, it simply goes to indicate that you just don’t want to decorate half bare to get consideration.”
Presently, Sara is planning to finish her regulation research and work onerous on a regular basis in the direction of inspiring different girls to be true to themselves.
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