Miss Purwanchal 2013 contestants (Contestant profiles)

UPDATE – Profiles of each of the contestants are added at the end of this post.

The 15 beauties selected for the final of Miss Purwanchal 2013 are currently in training for the preparation of the final. The auditions to select these beauties were held in Damak, Birtamod, Biratnagar, Itahari and Dharan. The organizers Height Event and Silver Entertainment claim that the beauty contest is the biggest beauty contest of Eastern Nepal.

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The participants of this year’s Miss Purwanchal are:

  • Dharan: 3 participants from Dharan – Shristi Rai, Neha Bajaj, Alisa Shrestha
  • Biratnagar: 6 participants from Biratnagar – Sakura Khanal, Prerana Khadka, Prasansa Prasai, Manisha Siwakoti, Priyanka Ghimire, and Mandipa Rai
  • Damak: 3 participants from Damak – Pratigya Rai, Barsha Rai and Shradha Dhakal
  • Itahari: 1 participant from Itahari – Salu Thapa
  • Biratchowk: 1 participant from Biratchowk – Ishika Thapa
  • Dhankuta: 1 participant from Dhankuta – Puspa Adhikari

The participants are trained on various aspects of media, tourism, society, culture, personal development, beauty and fitness. The participants will also be trained on theory and practical lession on ramp works, beauty and fashion.

The winner of Miss Purwanchal 2013 will win a Scooty and scholarship in college. Other title winners will receive titles, cash prizes and gift hampers.

The final of Miss Purwanchal 2013 is going to be organized on Falgun 14 (Feb 25) in Dharan. The talent show of the event was held on February 16, 2013 in Gurukul, Biratnagar.

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Prerna Khadka – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

18 years old Prerna Khadka is the contestant number 3 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Prerna Khadka is a student and lives in Biratnagar.

3 Prerna Khadka

The beauty with body structure 31-24-34 and height 5’3″, Prerna Khadka is doing BBS Second Year in AIMS. Prerna’s hobbies include dancing, swimming, and eating,

In the future, Prerna wants to be a successful banker.

Prerna Khadka is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Prerna’s statement video:

Varsha Rai – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

The 18 years old Varsha Rai  is the contestant number 4 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Varsha Rai  is a student and lives in Damak.

Varsha Rai  is doing B.Sc Second Year in Damak Multiple College.

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Varsha has an impressive height of 5’5″ in 54 kg body.

Varsha doesn’t have a specefic long-term plan. As of now, she wants to complete her higher education.

Varsha Rai is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Varsha’s statement video:

Priyanka Ghimire – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

19 years old beauty Priyanka Ghimire is the contestant number 5 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Priyanka Ghimire is a student and lives in Biratnagar.

5 Priyanka Ghimire

Priyanka Ghimire is doing +2 in Meryland Higher Secondary School. Priyanka’s hobbies include dancing and making a lot of friends.

In future, Priyanka wants to be a successful woman in the field she chooses.

Priyanka Ghimire is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Priyanka’s statement video:

Puspa Adhikari – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

18 years old Puspa Adhikari is the contestant number 10 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. The resident of Dhankuta, Puspa Adhikari is currently studying in Tulsi Mehar Memorial Higher Secondary B.S. Dhankuta.

10 Puspa Adhikari

Puspa is 5’5″ tall beauty with the figure of 34-29-30.

Puspa likes contributing to the country by social services. She also wants to be a successful woman in the field of her choice.

Puspa Adhikari is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Puspa’s video statement:

Prasansa Prasain – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

20-years-old Prasansa Prasain is the contestant number 7 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. A resident of Biratnagar, Prasansa Prasain is a student doing BS second year in Merry Land Higher secondary College.

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Prasansa is 5’3″ tall and has a beautiful 36-29-36 figure.

Prasansa like dancing, making friends, playing games and visiting new places. In future Prasansa wants to be a successful business woman.

Prasansa Prasain is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Prasansa’s statement video:

Shalu Thapa – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

The 18 years old Shalu Thapa is the contestant number 6 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Shalu Thapa is a student and lives in Itahari.

Shalu Thapa is doing A Level in Xavier International College.

6 Shalu Thapa

Shalu’s 32-26-27 size and height 5’3″ tall figure perfectly matches with her beautiful face. Shalu likes visiting new places and her future plan is to become a good women in the society.

Shalu Thapa is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Shalu’s video statement :

Shristi Rai – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

Shristi Rai is a 19-years-old contestant in Miss Purwanchal 2013. The contestant number 11, Shristi is a student and lives in Dharan. Puspa is currently doing B.Sc. 2nd year in Birendra Memorial College.

11 Shristi Rai

The 5’4″ tall beauty is only 42 kg and has light brown hair. Shristi likes dancing, traveling and reading magazines.

Shristi Rai is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Video profile of Shristi Rai:

Sakura Khanal – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

18 years old Sakura Khanal is the contestant number 13 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. A resident of Biratnagar, Sakura Khanal is doing Bachelor level in South Asian School of Tourism and Management.

13 Sakura Khanal

Sakura has an impressive height of 5’6″ and 32-28-30 body structure. Sakura’s hobbies include singing, dancing and chatting. In future, she wants to be a successful business woman.

Sakura Khanal is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Video statement of Sakura:

Alisha Shrestha – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

19 years old beauty, Alisha Shrestha, is the contestant number 8 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. A resident of Dharan, Alisha Shrestha is doing Certificate Level in Nursing in People’s Multiple Health Institute.

8 Alisha Shrestha

Alisha is 5’2″ tall and weighs 49 kg. With a 34-24-28 Alisha is fair in complexion and has black hair. Alisha likes dancing.

Alisha Shrestha is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Alisha’s video statement:

Mandipa Rai – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

The 23 years old Mandipa Rai is the contestant number 9 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Mandipa Rai is a student and lives in Biratnagar.

Mandipa is doing Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) in Universal College.

9 Mandipa Rai

Mandipa has a figure of 32-28-32 and is 5′ 2″ tall. Mandita’s hobbies include swimming, chatting  and visiting new places.

Mandipa Rai is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Mandipa’s video statement:

Yunish Khadka – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

Yunish Khadka, a 16 years old beauty, is the contestant number 12 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. A resident of Dharan, Yunish Khadka is doing her +2 in Niketan Higher Secondary School.

12 Yunish Khadka

Yunish is 5’4″ tall and has a figure of 32-26-35 in the body of weight 50 kg.

Yunis likes modeling a lot and wants to become a successful model in future.

Yunish Khadka is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Video statement of Yunisha

Manisha Shiwakoti – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

19 years old Manisha Shiwakoti is the contestant number 14 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Manisha Shiwakoti is a +2 student of Merryland College and lives in Biratnagar.

14 Manisha Shiwakoti

Manisha is 5′ 3″ tall and has a figure of 34-24-30.


Manisha likes painting and exploring new places. In future, Manisha wants to be a successful business woman.

Manisha Shiwakoti is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Video statement of Manisha:

Shardha Dhakal – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

18 years old Shardha Dhakal is the contestant number 2 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Shardha Dhakal is a BBS student and lives in Damak.

Shardha Dhakal is doing BBS 1st year in Siddhartha Higher Secondary School.

2 Shardha Dhakal

Shradha is 5’4″ tall and weighs 49 kgs. Shradha likes playing basketball and badminton.

In future, she wants to be a successful lady in the field she chose in future.

Shardha Dhakal is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Video statement of Shradha:

Neha Bajaj – Miss Purwanchal 2013 Contestant

18 years old Neha Bajaj is the contestant number 1 in Miss Purwanchal 2013. Neha Bajaj is Chartered Accountant student and lives in Dharan. Neha Bajaj is doing CA (Chartered Accountant) in Applied College.

1 Neha Bajaj

Neha is 5′ 4.5″ tall beauty with black hair and fair complexion. Neha like playing basketball, dancing and living a happy life. In future Neha would like to continue studying and take modeling as a hobby, a side-career.

Neha Bajaj is training with 13 other participants in preparation of the final to be held on February 25, 2013.

Video statement of Neha :

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