Miss Grand International 2016, Ariska Putri Pertiwi, top the poll of Indian and World Pageant readers 2016’s Queen of the Year. Ariska won overwhelming majority of the votes cast. She got a whooping 70.42% (6,104 votes) of the 8668 votes cast.
Miss Indonesia Ariska Putri Pertiwi had bested 70 other candidates to win Miss Grand International 2016 in October 2016. She also won won Best National Costume in the pageant.
This is the first time Indonesia won Miss Grand International since it started in 2013. Indonesia has never won a major international beauty pageant in the past, having never won Miss Universe, Miss Earth, Miss International or Miss World.
The gorgeous beauty queen who is studying medicine to become a doctor said that one of her dreams is to help many people, and open a foundation dedicated to abandoned children and children who have mental illnesses.
Wish you all the best in your endeavors and may your dreams come true!