On the second edition of “Banlamha Mayaju “, a Newari beauty contest, Sona Shakya was selected to wear the crown. In addition to the Banlamha Mayaju title, she was also awarded Best Nepal Bhasha title.
The final of the contest among 16 Newari beauties was organized by Creative Production on Kartik 4 (October 20). Anju Shakya was selected the first runner-up, Purnima Bajracharya was selected the second runner-up and the third runner-up title was awarded to Nistika Bogati Maharjan. In addition to being the second runner-up Purnima Maharjan was also Miss Talent. Nistika also received Best Hair title.