Rewati Chetri from Guwahati, Assam defeated 16 other contestants and was crowned Miss International India 2016 in its first edition of the beauty pageant that took place at Novotel Hotel in Pune on Sunday night. Grand finale of pageant took place on 11th of September 2016 at Novotel Hotel in Pune, Maharashtra. Rewati will represent India at the Miss International 2016 pageant which will take place next month in Tokyo, Japan.
Senorita India 2016 was the first edition of the pageant. Miss International pageant has been India’s Achille Heels at beauty pageants despite winning several runner-up crowns India is yet to win a crown there. Senorita India 2016 contestants were groomed by fashion choreographer Lovell Prabhu and Aital Khosla the reigning Miss India Earth 2015.
Prior to joining Senorita India, Chetri competed in Femina Miss India 2015 and placed in the Top 10. She also competed at the World Miss University 2016 pageant in China where she won the Miss Asia sub-title.
In the same event Arushi Sharma was crowned as Miss Intercontinental India 2016 she will be heading to Sri Lanka next month to represent India at Miss Intercontinental pageant, while Sana Dua and Sailee Naazre finished first and second runners-up, respectively.
(Source: Eastern Mirror)