Bhubaneshwar, May 4 (ANI): A talent hunt, for young girls 'Miss Nanhipari', was organised in Bhubaneshwar.
The event has been held annually for the past nine years. Every year, it attracts contestants from all over the country.
This year more than 200 applications were received. Out of these, on the basis of their talents, capabilities and other achievements, 30 semi-finalists were short-listed and invited to participate in the contest in Bhubaneshwar.
The semi-finalists went through another set of competitive rounds in order to portray their talents.
"We had a lot of rounds like group discussions, talent round, general knowledge, written test, sports, singing, dancing and all sorts of competitions and after that the all rounder is judged 'Miss Nanhipari'," said Malay Mohapatra, an organiser of the show.
Shreya Fule, from Maharashtra was declared winner after her performance in various rounds of the competition. She was overjoyed that the competition was not cakewalk, but required a lot of hard work.
"I had worked really hard. I used to do yoga, running, dance and singing practice. Apart from academics,I was studying General Knowledge books. I had prepared a lot," she said.
It is a contest for girls in the age group of 10-13. The organisers claim that they are aiming at providing young girls with a platform to showcase their talents and face the competitive world. (ANI)