LONDON - Sara Iftekhar, A 20 years old British Muslim girl is all geared up to become the first to participate in Miss England finale sporting hijab.
Iftekhar is not the first Miss England contender to wear hijab. However she is the first one to make it to the finale where she will represent the country at the Miss World beauty pageant in China if she receives a chance for triumphing over the contest.
The University of Huddersfield law student from West Yorkshire will vie for the crown at Kelham Hall in Nottinghamshire next Tuesday.
On her GoFundMe page, Iftekhar delineated her motivation and ultimate aim for entering the beauty contest.