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Manipur to host finale of 59th Femina Miss India

The 59th edition of Femina Miss India will be held in the Northeastern state of Manipur in April, 2023.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 18 Nov 2022, 4:47 pm

(PHOTO: Twitter)
(PHOTO: Twitter)

For the very first time in the history of Manipur, Femina Miss India is all set to be held in the state following an agreement between the Ministry of Tourism of the state and the Times Group to host the finale of the 59th edition of the beauty pageant in Imphal.

On Thursday, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and the Times of India managing director, Vineet Jain, signed an agreement at the CM's Secretariat to hold the event in April of 2023.

The Ministry of Tourism and the Times Group announced that the 59th edition of Femina Miss India would be held in the Northeastern state of Manipur in April, 2023. Both parties signed an agreement to officiate the partnership and exchanged the agreement in the presence of the Chief Minister, N Biren and Vineet Jain, managing director, The Times of India.

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Speaking on the partnership, CM Biren said that they “are delighted to partner with the prestigious Miss India Organisation to host the grand finale here in Imphal, Manipur”.

“The main motive behind the partnership is to celebrate the diverse and inclusive Indian culture while fostering the competitive spirit of the talented participants. We want to inspire and empower the local youth by welcoming the best of India's talent to our home soil as well as showcase Manipur's rich culture and heritage we are so proud of", the CM said.

CM Biren said it is the first time that Femina Miss India is being held in Northeast state and it reflects the growing interest specially by investors. The number of tourists coming to the state is increasing as security has improved, the CM said and highlighting the Sangai Festival which will start on November 21, he called on the team to experience the event.

The CM said every district is blessed with natural beauty and unique nature and highlighted the tourist spots of the state.

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Times of India chief executive officer, Raje Prem Kumar said, "We are excited to bring our iconic event to the People of Manipur, and we will pull out all stops to make it an inspiring and entertaining event the city has seen”.

Over the last six decades, Femina Miss India has reached audiences in different cities across the country, and the Finale of the 59th edition in Imphal will be something to remember for a long time, he said. Miss India has transformed the lives of many Indian women, giving them empowerment, employability, opportunity and a strong voice in the community. The state of Manipur also believes in empowering its women to be equal partners in development and hence this partnership is a natural culmination of ideologies and vision, Prem Kumar added.

It may be noted that the Miss India Organisation envisions creating an ecosystem of global influence and social impact through strategic partnerships that enables women to realize their full potential as role models and ambassadors, bringing honour and recognition to India worldwide. The institution of Miss India believes passionately in the power of beauty to change attitudes, project confidence & empower young women by instilling a sense of individuality, and uniqueness, encouraging self-expression, and creating significant & aspirational value among the youth.

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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