Pokhara—Preety Buddhacharya was crowned Miss Newa Pokhara 1138 in Pokhara on Friday. Defeating her 40 contestants Priti bagged Rs 40,000 as cash prize including gift hampers in the grand finale held at Pokhara City Hall.
Meanwhile, Priyanka Shrestha and Jenifer Shrestha became first runner up and second runner up respectively. They received Rs 25,000 and Rs 15,000. Province 4 assembly member Krishna Thapa including other distributed prize to the winners of the pageant. Organizer Newa Khala Kaski Chairman Ashok Palikhe and Miss Newa Coordinator Gajendra Man Shrestha also expressed their remarks during the ceremony.
Dr. Indra Maharjan, Dhurba Shrestha, Pom Narayan Shrestha, Ratna Kaji Maharjan, Ranjita Karmacharya, Lalyani Shrestha and Shamser Bahadur Nhuchhe Pradhan were in the jury. The ceremony was jointly hosted by media coordinator Anisha Shrestha, Sara Bajimaya and Selika Shrestha.
Miss Newa: Pokhara 1138
Winner – Preety Buddhacharye
1st runner up – Priyanka Shrestha
2nd runner up – Jenifer Shrestha
Miss Best Smile- Riya Shrestha
Miss Best Talent- Preety Buddhacharye
Miss Best Personality- Rojina Tamrakar
Miss Best Friendly- Sandhya Shrestha
Miss Best Photogenic- Smriti Shrestha
Miss Best Viewer Choice- Sajita Tamrakar
Miss Best Newari Language Preety Buddhachrye