Sakina Maharjan Shines as Miss Newa Nepal 1143

Sakina Maharjan wins Miss Newa Nepal 1143 and the Miss Personality award. Ridhisha Shrestha becomes the first runner-up, winning the Public Choice award. Minasha Maharjan secures the second runner-up position.

Miss Newa Nepal 1143 winners | Image Courtesy: Pradip Maharjan

Sakina Maharjan has been named the winner of the Miss Newa Nepal pageant. She received a trophy and a cash prize of one lakh rupees. She also won the Miss Personality award.

At the same event, Ridhisha Shrestha was the first runner-up and received a cash prize of twenty-five thousand rupees along with the Public Choice award. Minasha Maharjan came in second place and received a cash prize of fifteen thousand rupees.

The event was organized by the Nepalese fashion house led by Hema Manandhar. It took place at Nepal Academy Hall in Kathmandu. The contestants wore dresses designed by students from Namuna College of Fashion Technology.

The event was attended by Sunita Dongol, the deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City. The fashion choreographer and media personality, Rojin Shakya, choreographed and hosted the event. Krisha Maharjan coordinated the event, and Raju Napit provided instruction on Nepal Bhasa and Newar culture.

There were various awards given out at the event: Kristi Prajapati won Miss Talent and Photogenic, Tulsi Kansakar was the first runner-up in the talent category, and Ritika Shrestha was the second runner-up. Anshu Prajapati won the Best Nepal Bhasa award, and Timila Maharjan received the Social Welfare Ambassador Chief award.

In the Social Welfare Ambassador category, Subita Deula was the first runner-up, and Avisha Kapali was the second runner-up. Avisha also won the Miss Friendship award.

Other awards included Adrina Shrestha for Best Dress, Khushi Dongol for Miss Culture, Sichhu Manandhar for Best Skin, Tulsa Prajapati for Best Hair and Best Smile, Unisha Maharjan for Miss Charming, and Rojina Maharjan for Miss Discipline.


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