Miss Nepal 2023
Srichchha Pradhan won the Miss Nepal World 2023 title, beating 23 other contestants. Raina Majgaiya and Prasiddhy Shah won Miss Nepal Earth and Miss Nepal International, respectively.
The pageant was held at the Godavari Sunrise Convention Centre, Lalitpur. The Hidden Treasure (THT) gave out 12 other titles this year. Aishworya Shrestha won two titles, while Grishma Adhikari, Pragya Bajracharya, Suhani Khadka Chhetri, Unnati Gurung, Pritika Khadka, and Aayushma Baral won one each.
All three main title holders also won other titles. Pradhan holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Bennington College in Vermont, US. In the final round, she spoke on ‘Women Entrepreneurship’. Majgaiya spoke on ‘Beauty and Positivity’, while Shah spoke on ‘Tourism Development Possibilities’. Adhikari and Shrestha also made it to the Top 5 and spoke on ‘Global Warming and Climate Change’ and ‘Feminism and Gender Equality’, respectively.
The finalists wore custom Manish Rai gowns and jewellery from RB Diamonds. The judges’ panel included Miss Nepal World 2020 Namrata Shrestha, the Editor-in-Chief of Kantipur Television Dilbhushan Pathak, actress Aanchal Sharma, and cricketer Gyanendra Malla. The president of Hidden Treasure, Diwakar Rajakarnikar, announced the names of the final winners while Miss Nepal Earth 2010 Sahana Bajracharya was the main host of the evening.