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First Hijab wearing Muslim battle to become Miss England

LONDON: The competition of Miss England 2108 is about to culminate with an unexpected contestant this year. Maria Mahmood became the first-ever hijab wearing Muslim to contest the competition. The 20-year-old beauty queen who has made it to the semi-finals is hoping to reach the finals. If Maria wins Miss England, she will go on to compete in Miss World. Prior to this, a Muslim contestant has won the title but no contestant has ever competed wearing a hijab. Maria is from Birmingham and a psychology student…