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Law Student to become the first Miss England finalist to wear a hijab

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20-year-old Huddersfield Law student Sara Iftekhar is the first contestant to compete in the infamous Miss England wearing a hijab. 

Iftekhar, who reportedly began running her own clothing business at aged sixteen, hopes to win the crown in this year's competition which takes place at Kelham Hall, Nottingham tomorrow.

Photo: GOFUNDME

According to The Independent, Sara has created a GoFundMe page, where she wrote;

"I participated in Miss England 2018 in order to show that beauty doesn’t have a definition, everyone is beautiful in their own ways, regardless of their weight, race, colour or shape,” she wrote.

Photo: Miss England

The final of the competition will see 50 ladies from across the country compete to win the title of Miss England. The single winner will then progress to the overall finals held in Sanya, China, to compete for the Miss World 2018 title.

We wish you all the luck Sara!

If you wish to support Sara, head to this page.

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