Anushka crowned Miss Nepal
By Arpana Adhikari
Kathmandu, May 10: Anushka Shrestha has been crowned the Miss Nepal 2019 in a gala grand finale of the national beauty pageant organised by the Hidden Treasure in Kathmandu on Thursday.
Shrestha was selected among 25 finalists in the 24th edition of the national level beauty contest. She received the coveted pageant crown from Miss Nepal 2018 Shirnkhala Khatiwada. She will represent Nepal in the Miss World 2019.
Pradipta Adhikari became the first runner-up and was crowned Miss Nepal Universe 2019 at event. She will represent the country in Miss Universe 2019. Similarly, Mira Kashyapati was announced the second runner-up and crowned Miss Nepal International 2019.
She will represent Nepal in Miss International 2019. Likewise, Rose Lama was announced third-runner up and crowned Miss Nepal Super National 2019.
The contestants were selected by auditions held in eight cities all over Nepal.
The organizer held online auditions for the applicants living abroad. Contestants from USA, Australia, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhairrahawa, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Biratnagar, Birtamod, Bhadrapur, Damauli have participated in the contest.