Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born Sarita Pattnaik has been crowned Mrs India USA 2016 at a beauty pageant for Indian-Americans held at Atlant Georgea in USA on Sunday.

Sarita, who is a resident of Rabi Talkies area in Bhubaneswar, is presently residing in Georgia in USA.

Sarita is an interior designer and mother of two children. Apart from interior designing, she wants to be a social activist and work for women empowerment.

After winning the beauty contest, Sarita said, “I dedicate this success to my husband and family. I will also participate in Mrs World contest to be held at Malaysia.”