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Are beauty pageants still relevant in modern Nepal? The debate continues.

The post was a response to yet another viral Miss Nepal video-clip, this time less savoury than Khatiwada’s introductory video. In the clip from the auditions to this year’s pageant, choreographer Rachana Gurung Sharma is seen chastising 22-year-old contestant Ashmita Maharjan for appearing in the audition without makeup and in glasses. Are beauty pageants still relevant in modern Nepal? The debate continues.
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Alisha Sijapati
Published at : April 25, 2019
Updated at : April 26, 2019 13:37
Kathmandu

Alisha Sijapati

Alisha Sijapati is an arts and culture reporter at The Kathmandu Post, primarily covering human interest stories. She is intrigued by history, culture and films. Before joining the Post in 2015, she worked as a journalist for The Himalayan Times and ECS Media.


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