Zeenus Lama Wins Miss Grand Nepal 2016
Zeenus Lama has been crowned as Miss Grand Nepal 2016 in a glittering ceremony held on August 23, 2016. Zeenus Lama succeeds the outgoing titleholder, Jenita Basnet and will now represent Nepal at Miss Grand International 2016, which is slated to take place in October in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Gracing the finale of Miss Grand Nepal 2016, was none other than the reigning Miss Grand International, Claire Parker of Australia. Ten stunning ladies vied for the title of Miss Grand Nepal, hoping to represent Nepal at Miss Grand International pageant.
During the coronation gala of Miss Grand Nepal 2016, Pooja Shrestha was titled as the first runner up while Jyotsana Maharjan was adjudged as the second runner up. Pooja Shrestha is expected to represent Nepal at Miss Supranational 2016 pageant while Jyotsana Maharjan is expected to wear the sash of her country in the upcoming edition of Miss Tourism Queen of the Year international 2016 pageant.
The newly crowned Miss Grand Nepal, Zeenus Lama was honoured with the cash prize of Rs 50,000 while the first and second runners-ups were awarded with Rs 25,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively.
Prior to winning the coveted title, Zeenus took over to her official social media handle to express her ecstasy as she wrote:
“Good Morning all the beautiful people out there.First of all I would like to thank everybody for your wonderful blessings, support, love and especially “Miss Grand Nepal” for giving such an incredible opportunity to wear this beautiful crown with great pride. I am so much delighted and overwhelmed to receive this honor and now ready to fulfill my responsibilities. I will be representing Nepal in “Miss Grand International 2016” which is happening soon in Las Vegas on October 25th, 2016. I will be advocating the powerful message “STOP THE WAR AND VIOLENCE” and for this I again want your immense support and love. God Bless you all.”