Sadichha Shrestha wins Miss Nepal pageant


Kathmandu: Sadichha Shrestha, 19, won the Miss Nepal crown  on September 1, beating 17 other beauties at a colorful pageant here. Sahana Bajra-charya, 20, bagged the first runner-up title while Sam-yukta Timsina, 20, was the second runner- up.

Besides, Kathmandu girl Shrestha has won three other titles — Miss Photogenic, Miss Smart Walk and Miss Personality. Indian Ambassa-dor Rakesh Sood was the guest of honor at the grand Dabur Special Miss Nepal 2010 show, which was attended by over 800 people.

Shrestha, a science student, will represent Nepal in the Miss World pageant to be held later this year in China and the first and second runner ups will participate in the Miss Earth and Miss Asia Pacific events respectively. The winner of the title has received a car along with a cash  prize   of Rs. 50,000 and the first runner up received a scooter along  with cash prize of Rs. 35,000.