Ishani Shrestha, Miss Nepal 2013 has bagged the top spot in the ‘Beauty with Purpose’ sub-title round and secured the 3rd spot in the ‘Multi-media’ popularity round with (with 177,000 popular hits) to her credit in the Miss World Pageant 2013, currently being held in Bali, Indonesia.
For the first time in the country’s history, Miss Nepal has reached this height. In ‘Dances of the world’ category, her top-notch cultural dance performance has also been chosen for performance in the finale night of the pageant. Ishani Shrestha, who is aspiring to be a dentist, the subject she chose for her ‘ Beauty with Purpose’ was oral hygiene. Her project entitled ‘Smile Nepal’, was related to oral hygiene where the locals were practically unaware of toothpaste and the importance brushing teeth. Working closely with the local Amma Samuha and the villagers she spent 3 days in Kudari Village(Jumla) educating the locals about oral-hygiene.
Watch her Beauty with Purpose below.
This year, there are 131 countries participating in the Miss World Pageant. The final Pageant night is scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 28, to be telecasted live from 6:30 PM Nepali time.