Diya Beeltah

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Diya Beeltah
Born Diya Beeltah
1988/1989 (age 28–29)[1][2]
Quatre Bornes, Mauritius
Occupation Research assistant, Model
Years active 2012– present
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Title Miss Mauritius 2012
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Brown
Major
competition(s)
Miss Mauritius 2012 (Winner)
Miss Universe 2013

Diya Beeltah is a Mauritian model who was crowned Miss Mauritius 2012. Diya was born on 8 August 1988 in Quatre Bornes, Mauritius. Diya attended the Baichoo Madhoo Government school and completed her bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Mauritius. She was pursuing her bachelor while making her breakthrough in modeling.

Beeltah was the first to represent Mauritius in the Miss Tourism World 2012 Beauty Contest which was held in Thailand.[3] After reigning the title Miss Mauritius 2012, she became the ambassador and the national voice for road safety by the Mauritius Police Department and Ministry of Public Infrastructure, National Development Unit, Land Transport and Shipping National Development Unit. She also contributes to a NGO's in the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS.[4]

Early life and career[edit]

Diya was born on 8 August 1988 in Quatre Bornes, Mauritius. She attended the Baichoo Madhoo Government school for her primary education then joined the College Bon et Perpetuel Secours of Beau-Bassin for her secondary studies.[5] Diya got a BSC in Human Resource Management from the University of Mauritius (UOM) in 2011, she announced her intention to pursue her Masters in the same field and aspires to become a lecturer. Diya was working as a research assistant at the UOM.[4]

Major competition and awards[edit]

Beeltah has been crowned Miss Mauritius 2012 by Ameeksha Dilchand (Miss Mauritius 2011) at the Auditorium of J&J, Phoenix on 30 June 2012.[6] A week prior to the finale, she won the Best Dress Award which is a preliminary of the Miss Mauritius contest and came as runner up for the Miss Siren/Beach Beauty Award.[7]

Beeltah started participating in beauty pageants from 2012. She was crowned Miss Mauritius in 2012 and went on to seek the nomination for Miss Tourism World and Miss Universe 2013. She was participated in the Miss Tourism World 2012.[8] The event was considered the rehearsal of the following Miss Universe pageant during 2013.[9] Beeltah participated in Miss Universe 2013 held on 9 November 2013 at the Crocus City Hall, Krasnogorsk, a suburb of Moscow, Russia as the official entry from Mauritius.[10]

Year Competition Awards
2012 Miss Elegance Nominated
2012 Best Dress Won
2012 Miss Mauritius Won
2012 Miss Tourism World Nominated
2013 Miss Universe Nominated

Social work[edit]

Beeltah is passionate about social work and in her own words, "Solving the social issues that exist in the world today is not going to be easy, but I still firmly believe that addressing poverty, providing the right education and instilling proper values would be a good start.”[11] After reigning the title Miss Mauritius 2012, she became the ambassador and the national voice for road safety by the Mauritius Police Department and Ministry of Public Infrastructure, National Development Unit, Land Transport and Shipping National Development Unit. She also contributes to a NGO's in the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diya Beeltah Crowned Miss Mauritius 2012". mopays.com. Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Diya Beeltah élue Miss Mauritius et Nathalie Lesage couronnée Miss World Mauritius". lexpress.mu. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Diya Beeltah élue Miss Mauritius et Nathalie Lesage couronnée Miss World Mauritius" (in French). L'express. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Miss Mauritius 2012 – Diya Beeltah s'inspire de 'The Secret'" (in French). Le Defimedia. Archived from the original on 6 August 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Diya Beeltah" (in French). L'express. Retrieved 22 October 2012. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Miss Mauritius 2012 – Diya Beeltah couronnée" (in French). Le Defimedia. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Winners of Preliminaries 2012". Missmauritius.net. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Diya Beeltah". Miss Tourism. 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  9. ^ "Miss Universe Rehearsals". Miss Universe USA. 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  10. ^ "Diya Beeltah". Miss Universe. 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  11. ^ "Diya Beeltah, Miss Mauritius 2013 Biography (Miss Universe)". Telemundo. 14 October 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ameeksha Dilchand
Miss Mauritius 2012
Miss Mauritius Universe 2013
Succeeded by
Pallavi Gungaram