Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik met Arpita Behera and congratulated her for being crowned Little Miss Galaxy 2018 at an international pageant in Bulgaria recently.
'She has made our state proud,' said Naveen, while wishing her the best for the future.
Odisha girl Arpita Behera was clinched the title with her outstanding performance in category of 12 and 14 years age group at the international talent and beauty pageant in Bulgaria. The little girl hails from Sambalpur city.
Arpita, is a class 7 student at Saint Joseph Convent School in Sambalpur who recently made her state and the entire country proud of her glorious achievement. The beauty queen's parents Rajesh Behera and Binapani Behera are extremely proud of their daughter.
The multi-talented girl has also won the title of Miss Sambalpur in 2012. In the year 2017, another girl from Odisha, Myra Muni was placed first runner-up in the Grand Finale of the Little Miss Galaxy competition.