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NRI Trina crowned Miss India Worldwide 2006

Nikki Rana of the United Kingdom was second while Charlene Asgarali of the Netherlands came third.

india Updated: Jan 29, 2006 16:51 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Trina Chakravarty of the United States of America was crowned the Miss India Worldwide 2006 in the one of its kind beauty pageant of Non-Resident Indians of various countries.

Trina was selected out of the 21 contestants short-listed for the title on Saturday night.

Nikki Rana of the United Kingdom was adjudged the first runner-up while Charlene Asgarali of Netherlands came third.

The judges included former Miss India Universe Amrita Thapar, ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas, producer-director Deepak Tijori, actress Suman Ranganathan and television anchor Shweta Kawatra among others.

The event had representation from countries as far as Mozambique, South Africa and Canada.

The event organiser, New York-based NRI Dharmatma Saran said that this was the 15th Worldwide contest and probably the biggest ethnic pageant to be conducted at an international level.

First Published: Jan 29, 2006 16:51 IST