Kuala Lumpur, October 3 (ANI): Indian origin law student Thanuja Ananthan has been crowned the Miss World Malaysia 2009 title.
The 23-year-old faced disappointment at last year's pageant but returned determined for a second chance.
"I came back because I believed that I still had that little bit more to give," the Star Online quoted Thanuja as saying.
The beauty was further quizzed about her reaction if she was to land in a scandal after winning the competition.
She replied: "Scandals are disgraceful gossips and I do not condone them. There never was and never will be any about me because I stick to my principles and will not compromise in anything that is against something I strongly believe in." (ANI)