Rewati Chetri crowned Miss Asia
29 Jan, Gangtok : The Assam girl Rewati Chetri, who had won Miss Popular and Miss Multimedia titles in Femina Miss India 2015, was crowned Miss Asia (Best in Asia Continent) at the World Miss University 2016 pageant in China.
She also made it to Top Super Six Finalist through online voting, an official statement said here today.
The 22-year-old student of Guwahati law College, Rewati was selected to represent India at the World Miss University 2016 pageant.
I must thank all the wonderful people back home for their wonderful support and continued blessings. I must sincerely acknowledge efforts of my friends and family members who have been my source of inspiration, she said.
Kelin Rivera Kroll from Peru was crowned with the title of Miss World University 2016 by the outgoing titleholder, Karina Stephania Martin Jimnez from Mexico, after beating about 70 other crown contenders.
The World Miss University pageant is held annually since 1986, with an average of about 70 contestants joining the competition every year.
The event is specifically designed to select World Miss University Peace Corp Representatives.
The organising committee dispatches peace missions to regions in conflict like Kosovo and Rwanda.
Rewati has also made it into Top 50 of Times Most Desirable Women 2015 along with Top Bollywood actresses like Anushka Sharma and Kangkana Ranaut.