SHILLONG, March 15: Jessica Marbaniang from Meghalaya was crowned Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2015 held at the ITA Cultural Complex, Machkhowa.
It may be mentioned that Jessica Marbaniang is the fourth young woman from Meghalaya to take home the Sunsilk Mega Miss North East crown.
Twenty year old Jessica is a 2nd year Bachelor of Music student of St Anthony’s College, Shillong. She stays with her parents and little sister in Shillong.
Jessica won a custom American diamond tiara, cash prize, and gifts from pageant sponsors, travel opportunities, professiol representation by Mega Entertainment, and opportunity to walk for Reliance Trends in the biggest fashion event of the country, Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai.
Rinky Chakma from Tripura and Emily Hmingthansangi from Mizoram were crowned first and second runners up respectively during the 13th annual edition of the pageant.
The three winners will be offered a professiol grooming session, which would guide them further on how to carry themselves forward in the professiol sphere. Besides, they will also get the opportunity to be a part of various regiol and tiol assignments.
The organizers of the event, Mega Entertainment, had shortlisted 31 women, who vied for the coveted title of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2015.
During the competition the contestants were judged in four segments: traditiol wear, cocktail designer wear, evening gown presentation and persolity interview as they vied for the coveted title of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2015.
The first runners-up - Rinki from Tripura was awarded Sunsilk Miss Beautiful Hair, Linita Thoujam from Manipur was awarded Lakme Perfect Radiance Diva; Reliance Trends Miss Trendy was given to Jessica, Priyanka Baishya from Assam won Miss Photogenic award, and Vodafone Most Popular Female award, which is selected on the basis of highest number of votes received and allows direct entry into the semi-fil, was given away to Shivangi Baheti from Assam. Besides the regular sub-awards, Sonia Marak from Shillong won a wildcard entry to the pageant through the Lakme Perfect Radiance Ticket to Fame contest.