x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 22 January 2018

Miss India Worldwide 2014 beauty pageant to be held in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Nehal Bhogaita (United Kingdom), Miss India Worldwide 2013. Courtesy Miss India Worldwide
Nehal Bhogaita (United Kingdom), Miss India Worldwide 2013. Courtesy Miss India Worldwide

Women from 40 countries, including Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, France, Indonesia, USA and UK will be heading to the Emirates to compete for the title of Miss India Worldwide 2014 this weekend.

Four participants from the Middle East are part of the competition this year. Miss India UAE Sanna Monga, Miss India Kuwait Rachel Bianca, Miss India Oman Niharika Pathak and Miss India Qatar Trisha Verma were selected for the pageant that will be held at the Al Raha Beach Hotel Abu Dhabi on Friday. The show will be broadcast on the television channels MTV India and Colors – Mena region.

The winner will receive cash prizes and trips to five countries around the world. Participants will contest in categories such as Colors Viewer’s Choice, Miss Bollywood Diva, Miss Congeniality, Miss Photogenic and Miss Talented.

The UK-based Nehal Bhogaita won last year and became the first hearing-impaired Miss India Worldwide. Bhogaita went on to work with special needs communities around the world.

• Tickets for the pageant are priced from Dh150 and can be booked on platinumlist.net. For more information, call 04 339 3179.

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