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Gloria, Vesata bag Spunk model titles
Staff Reporter, DIMAPUR, Dec 17:
Published on 18 Dec. 2008 12:23 AM IST
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Eighteen years old Tsanglao of SD Jain Girls College, Dimapur, and twenty years old Vesata Rakho was crowned Miss Umbel and Mr. Grandeur 2008 respectively at a model contest held here at Dimapur District Sports Council Stadium Wednesday organized by “HushMind”. Gracing the contest as chief guest, lone Lok Sabha member from Nagaland, Wangyuh Konyak said Nagas have many society or tribes and have many different cultures and also living standards but lamented that the serious problem today, the Nagas were facing, was that Nagas were trying to adopt alien culture. Stressing that Nagas have taken many grants for different projects for self sustenance from union government, but never uses them on specific projects, Konyak said agencies now were reluctant to allot, and urged the youth to be self dependent by exploring their talents for a better society. Altogether there were 18 contestants for the titles-eight female for Miss Umbel and ten contestants for the Mr. Grandeur. Other subtitle winners included Mr and Miss Photogenic were awarded to Tochiyemlong Chang and Gloria Tsanglao, while Mr and Miss Congeniality were bagged by Opangtongdang and Atu Aonok respectively. Judges for the contest comprised of Bambi Kevichusa Longchari, Issac Zhimomi and Hekali Akang. Other entertainment included performances by DJ Amar, Naga Idol 2007 finalist Imti Pongen, Freestyler and special appearance by Gladrags Super Model finalist and renowned model of the country, Eithel Konyak, who also choreographed the show.

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