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Abeny crowned Miss Wokha 2013

Published on 4 Nov. 2013 1:33 AM IST
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Abeny Khuvung, a 23-year old medical student was crowned Miss Wokha on November 2 at Wokha local ground.

Wonchibeni Jungio and Thungbeni Kithan bagged the 1st and 2nd runners-up respectively.
Parliamentary secretary for urban development, Zhaleo Rio graced the event as chief guest and president, Beauty and Aesthetic Society of Nagaland (BASN), Asenla Longkumer was the guest of honour.

Zhaleo while addressing the gathering urged the leaders to come to a common platform to bridge the gap and create a better understanding in order to compete with the world.

He also lauded the effort of the organizers (Charity Club Multipurpose Society) for organizing the event and giving an opportunity for the youth to exhibit God’s gift.

He urged the gathering to learn good things and take the good things back home.
The chief guest was accompanied by parliamentary secretary for CAWD, R. Tonhanba and host of other dignitaries.

Sub-title winners include - Miss Perfect 10-Lily Murry, Miss Personality - Olivia Tungoe, Miss Congeniality - Thungbeni Patton, Miss Photogenic - Thungbeni Kithan, Miss Beautiful Skin -Wonchibeni Jungio, Miss Beautiful Hair - Nchumbeni Jungio, Best Catwalk - Wonchibeni Jungio, Best Traditional Wear - Eyingbeni Khuvung, Best Miss Evening Gown - Longshibeni Ngullie and Miss Beautiful Smile - Abeny Khuvung.

The winner of Miss Wokha Pageant 2013 walked away with a cash award of Rs.50, 000/- and other gifts hampers sponsored by parliamentary secretary for CAWD, R. Tonhanba.

The 1st and 2nd runners-up were awarded Rs.40, 000/ and Rs.30, 000/- respectively.  The event was organized by Charity Club Multipurpose, who have been taking up the project (Miss Wokha 2013) with multiple aims to showcase the meaning of women empowerment which is a major issue in the society, to revive the vibrant culture and forgotten traditional attires of the Lothas in turn promoting interest of our people and encouraging tourism which will benefit the development of the society to a greater extent and also to provide a base platform to nurture and encourage young talents in modelling, designing, singing and communication skills and be a par with the outside world.

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