Sushmita Sen, the first Indian to clinch the prestigious Miss Universe crown in 1994, on Saturday celebrated her win by calling it a moment of "honour" for her.
Sushmita took to Twitter to share photographs of her winning moment.
In a series of tweets, she wrote: "I am truly at a loss for words! (and that's rare) Thank you beautiful people! 22 years of India first Miss Universe. May 21."
#21stMay1994 #India won Miss Universe for d First time ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ³âÂÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂI thankGod 2 have given me d honour 2 bring it home!ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ³ pic.twitter.com/Z2pCwg4rvg— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) May 20, 2016
Here's lookin at U B'ful P'ple ...4 celebrating life 22yrs with me n ALWAYS Believing in beauty that runs deeper ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂâÂÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂÂ pic.twitter.com/7SxbPxgZMM— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) May 20, 2016
"You'll wear d crown for a year, but INDIA will own d title 1994 forever..celebrate that always" Martin BrooksðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂâÂÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ pic.twitter.com/SAa2Q3G2zk— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) May 20, 2016
Martin Brooks was the president of Miss Universe Organisation in 1994!!! ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂâÂÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂÂ amazing man n a fabulous teacher!!!ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) May 20, 2016
Sushmita later also thanked Colombian beauty Carolina Gomez, who was the first runner-up at the beauty pageant in 1994.
Sushmita Sen also took to her Instagram account to share a pic from a photoshoot in Cartagena city in Colombia for her first stage visit as Miss Universe 1994.
With inputs from IANS