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Proud of my skin colour, Diana Hayden hits back at Tripura CM Biplab Deb

Proud of my skin colour, Diana Hayden hits back at Tripura CM Biplab Deb

| @indiablooms | 28 Apr 2018, 11:59 am

Mumbai, Apr 28 (IBNS): Former Miss World Diana Hayden has hit out at Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb for making controversial comments on the former's looks, media reports said.

Deb said he didn't understand the beauty of Hayden, who won the Miss World competition in 1997.

Reacting to the comment, Hayden said Deb's comment is "shameful". The former Miss World even said she is proud of her "exotic brown skin colour".

Hayden has been quoted by NDTV, "With regards to me winning the Miss World, it's a pity and shame, that when you win the biggest and most respected beauty pageant in the world, you get criticised and put down as opposed to being appreciated and respected for bringing more accolades back home and further appreciation of our Indian brown exotic beauty."

Deb regarded Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as the Indian beauty.

The CM has been quoted by NDTV, "We see women as goddess Laxmi, Saraswati. Aishwarya Rai represents the Indian women. She became the Miss World and that's all right. But I do not understand the beauty of Diana Hayden."

However, this is not the first time Deb triggered a row after assumption of power in 2018.

Earlier Deb claimed internet services were available even during the period of the fictional epic Mahabharata.

Deb had said: "India has been using internet since ages. In Mahabharata, Sanjay was blind but he narrated what was happening in the battlefield to Dhritarashtra anyway."

"This was due to internet and technology. Satellite also existed during that period."

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