Kohima(Nagaland) Dec 10 : Mewetshou Dianu from Phek district was crowned Miss Nagaland 2018 at the colourful Miss .Nagaland beauty pageant held here , reported PTI.
The 20-year-old reigning Miss Phek defeated 10 other contestants to become Miss Nagaland 2018 at a glittering ceremony organised by Beauty and Aesthetic Society of Nagaland here on Sunday night.
Mewetshou said “Miss Nagaland is not only a title but a responsibility and by winning the crown I want to be a role model to voice the concern and welfare for women”.
Grace W Ezung (23) from Wokha and Bendangkokla (20) from Mokokchung were adjudged the first and second runners-up respectively.
Nagaland Governor, P B Acharya along with his wife Kavita Acharya graced the occasion as special guests while Femina Miss India World 2014 Koyal Rana was the special judge
The first three winners received cash award of Rs 1.5 lakh, Rs 1 lakh and Rs 70,000 respectively.
The subtitle winners were Miss Talent bagged by Neingainem Kuki (Dimapur), Miss Photogenic bagged by Aka Achumi (Zunheboto), Miss Queen of Hearts and Best Evening Gown bagged by Vekhotolu Lohe (Kohima), and Miss Empower by Tsuniholi (Zunheboto). All of them received Rs. 10,000 each and gift hampers from various companies and organizations. Miss Multimedia was bagged by Marola (Mokokchung) she was given a gift hamper from Avon.
Image credit : Morung Express