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Hikali Achumi crowned Miss Nagaland 2022

First Published: 10th December, 2022 7:33 IST

Hikali Achumi, 23, from Zunheboto district, was crowned Miss Nagaland 2022 during a glamours event, the grand finale of Miss Nagaland 2022, held at the Capital Cultural Hall, Kohima on

Hikali Achumi, 23, from Zunheboto district, was crowned Miss Nagaland 2022 during a glamours event, the grand finale of Miss Nagaland 2022, held at the Capital Cultural Hall, Kohima on Friday night.

Kenei Ritse, 20, from Phek, bagged the first runner-up spot, and Jentiren Jamir, 21, from Mokokchung, was declared the second runner-up.

Hikali Achumi won the hearts of the judges and the crowd with her spectacular answer in the top 4 question and answer round. Achumi said she deserves to win the title of Miss Nagaland because she wants to be a virtuous example of an upright woman and influence the womenfolk of her state and beyond.

Hikali Achumi

Achumi was awarded a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh along with gift hampers.

The first runner-up and second runner-up received cash rewards of Rs 70,000 and Rs 50,000, respectively, and gift hampers.

The subtitle winners received cash prizes of Rs. 10,000 each, along with gift hampers.

The subtitle winners are:

Miss Photogenic—Kenie Ritse

Miss Perfect Ten- Chochou Lhoujem

Miss Talent – Ketou-u Pfusenuo

Queen of Hearts – Linovi P Kiba

Miss Beautiful Skin – Jentiren Jamir and Miss Multimedia – Hikali Achumi.

Miss Nagaland is a part of the Hornbill Festival and is presented by the Beauty and Aesthetic Society of Nagaland (BASN) in collaboration with the Government of Nagaland.

In the first round, the ethnic round, all the contestants showcased their rich traditional cultures. In the designer round, the contestants wore designs by Sheli Chishi, which was followed by the final round evening gown.

Miss Nagaland 2022

Irene Dkhar, Miss North East 2022, Eshanee Hatimuria, Miss North East 2022 1st runner up, Dr Abeny Khuvung, Lhouvi Mezhur, and Theja Therie were among the judges.

The official choreographer for Miss Nagaland 2022 was Veineinem Singson Haolai.

Achumi expressed her gratitude to God and her supporters after being crowned Miss Nagaland.

She also said she strongly believes in empowering women and will take a step forward to start a campaign and be the spokesperson for women.



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