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Odisha scouts top 3 girls at the fbbColorsFemina Miss India 2017




 India’s most exciting, glamorous and credible beauty pageant fbbColorsFemina Miss India 2017 concluded its talent hunt at fbb / Big Bazaar at 89, Forum Mart, Kharvel Nagar here. Manpreet Kaur, Christeena Biju and Sonika Roy were selected during the audition as the top three winners for next round.

The auditions received an overwhelming response witnessing more than 80 contestants participating from all parts of the state. The encouraging response assured a wide coverage of the state, in terms of ‘talent scouting’. These auditions at the fbb / Big Bazaar stores were cheered and supported by fbb customers and the general public. 

With a new and improvised format this year, Miss India in its 54th edition will be touring to all 30 states of the nation and to crown 30 state representatives who will then compete for the coveted Miss India crown. The top 3 of Bihar have been given a golden ticket to the East zonal crowning ceremony to be held in Kolkata at Swissotel on 28th March. Here the most deserving candidate from each of the 13 states i.e. Miss India Arunachal Pradesh, Miss India Assam, Miss India Bihar, Miss India Chattisgarh, Miss India Jharkhand, Miss India Manipur, Miss India Meghalaya, Miss India Mizoram, Miss India Nagaland, Miss India Odisha, Miss India Sikkim, Miss India Tripura and Miss India West Bengal will represent their state at the grand finale which is going to be held in Mumbai in June.

For the very first time, the pageant will host mentors for each zone who will guide the contestants to merit. Dipannita Sharma who is to take charge of the proceeding for the East Zone said, “The girls who are chosen are beautiful and talented. I feel their inherent simplicity is their strength. I expect this strength to come forth and help them forge their path in the pageant”.






Editorial

Précis 2017
From asking his party men to ‘live a simple life and serve the people’ to taunting the BJP for its ‘crocodile tears’, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has not only become politically invincible, he seems to be so in the coming years too.

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