Phapha Gachui was crowned as the winner of Miss Manipur 2016 last night. The finale was held at Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT). She battled out other 19 contestants in the contest to win the title of Miss Manipur 2016. Phapha Gachui succeeds Rajkumari Daini Devi as the new Miss Manipur.
At the same event, Urmila Sagolsem was declared as the first runner-up and R.K. Linthoisana was declared as the second runners-up. Apart from the subtitles, there were few Subtitles given to the contestants as below:
Subtitles at Miss Manipur 2016
Miss Talented- Takhellambam
Miss Catwalk-Joymati, Sharina Naorem
Miss Congeniality-Mutum Singthoi
Miss Beautiful Skin-Keipila Lovety Maram
Miss Beautiful Hair-Sushma Naoshekpam
Vodafone Miss Diva-Marleen Devi Soubam
Chelsea Lucky Winner: Olivia Gurumayum
Kangla Online Miss Popularity:Teresa Meinam.
As a part of prizes, Phapha Gachui received cash award of Rs 70,000 while the 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up received Rs 50,000 and Rs 35,000 respectively. She will also get a chance to be the show stopper at the India Intimate Fashion Week to be held in January next year at Mumbai.
The 20 short listed contestants who were a part of the contest were Mutum Singthoi Chanu, Gurumayum Olivia, Phapha Gachui, Sagolsem Sanjana Devi, Urmila Sagolsem, Oinam Thoibisana Devi, Ts Selina Chantingla, Sushma Naosekpam, Tursia Ayekpam, Takhellambam Joymati, RK Linthoisana, Marleen Devi Soubam, Lamneimoi Chongloi, Christina Thiumai, Keipila Lovety Maram, Sharina Naorem, Rosia Naorem, Moirangthem Alka, Teresa Meinam and Jenny Nenghoithem Suantak.
More About Miss Manipur Contest
The main motto of Miss Manipur is to empower women, to take them out of their shells and giving them chances to discover their potential through a competitive yet collaborative effort.For regional aspirants, this is such a good opportunity for girls from Manipur aspiring to be beauty queen.
Credits: Miss Manipur Facebook Page