Miss Nepal 2017 has 19 contestants. They have a variety of backgrounds ranging from engineering, business, science and design. (professions of Miss Nepal contestants)
Watch a video introduction of each of the contestants.
The 19 contestants are:
The Miss Nepal 2008 contest was canceled at the last minute.
The contestants of Miss Nepal 2008 completed the training and on the last day of the finale, the event was canceled. The Maoist parliamentarians and the organization they were affiliated with were threatening to do harm if the contest went through despite of their protest. The party was the ruling party and the risk was not worth taking for the organizer.
Some of the contestants later participated in the 2009 edition of the contest. The Miss Nepal 2009, Zenisha Moktan, was one of the contestants of 2008. Miss Nepal Earth 2009, Sahana Bajracharya was also one of the contestants of 2008.
Name – Priyanka Adhikari
Address – Kathmandu
Age – 22 years
Height – 5’4″
Education – Undergraduate
Alisha Rai has won the Miss Rai 2017 crown in an event held in Kathmandu by Kirat RAi Maulik Kali Sanskriti Kendra. After winning the title, Alisha was awarded with the crown, trophy, and Yamaha Facino scooter. In addition to the crown, Alisha also won the Best Friendship sub title in the contest.
With Alisha Rai, there were 12 contestants in the contest trying to win the crown. Ishara Rai won the first runner up crown and Asmita Rai won the second runner up title. The third runner up was Roji Rai.