Mrs India 2017 Finalist Mamta Trivedi
- What Motivates you to get out of your bed in the morning?
Every day is a new beginning. It brings hope of a better day and an opportunity to do something new or different. This optimism helps me to get out of bed every day.
- Your most memorable moment with Mrs India 2017?
The time spent at Mrs India has many memories. However, the most memorable moment has to be the time when I was crowned.
- If you can swap a role of one person from Family who that would be and why?
If I can swap a role of any person in my family, I will swap it with my daughter. She is independent and does what she wants to do. She is fearless in expressing herself. She has an amazing ability to remain cool even in the most difficult circumstances and handle the situation without any help from anybody.
- What do you do when you are not working?
When I am not managing the office or attending to my family responsibilities, I spend some time pursuing my interests. I am interested in apparel design and keep trying new designs. I help Natyachata, a theatre group, with their back stage operations. I try new recipes. I also like to interact with different people as everyone has unique experiences. I also spend time on social causes. I am associated with 2 Not for profit organizations, HIVE (Happiness In Vein Exists) and Roshni Trust, working in areas of fight against depression, sexual abuse of children, domestic violence, providing education and basic health facilities to underprivileged areas, clean environment and other such causes.
- How would you describe Yourself in one Word? And Why?
In one word, I would describe myself as honest. I speak my mind. In most cases, I see things as black and white while many others see a lot of grey.
- Who inspires you and why?
For the sheer challenges she faces on a day to day basis, Every woman is an inspiration in one way or the other. However, if I have to name a person, I am inspired by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She is an achiever and has made the country proud. She has maintained a healthy balance between work and life. She takes her family along and is a protective mother. She carries herself with dignity. Despite the glamour, she remains grounded and has strong family values. For me, she is a role model.
- What is your favourite Quote and why?
My favourite quote and belief is that we must listen to our heart and do what we think is right. It is my favourite quote as it describes my personality. I have always done what I have felt is right, irrespective of the effort put in by others to convince me otherwise.
- What is Your Favourite Outfit?
A woman revels in many outfits. I do not have one favourite outfit. There are different occasions for which different outfits would be preferred. However, it is very important that I feel comfortable in that outfit.
- If you want to go on Vacation what would be your plan?
If I have to go on a vacation, I would like to go to the North East. I am a travel enthusiast. I have travelled to many places in India as well as abroad. However, I have not got an opportunity to travel to the North East. I would like to not only explore the different culture and scenic beauty, but also understand the difficulties faced by the people in that part of the country.
- What is your spiritual practice?
I do Yoga almost every day. As part of Yoga, we do meditation. It takes me closer to God. I also do pooja every day in our small pooja room. I believe God is always with me. When I say that we must listen to our heart, it is probably because it is God that guides us through our heart.