Twenty year old Tenzin Choezom has won the Miss Tibet 2009 contest held at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts here on Sunday evening. Choezom, a local Tibetan girl, has passed her plus two examinations recently.
Ngawang Choying, eighteen year old student of plus two standards from Darjeeling and Dolkar, a 24-year old software engineer from Dehradun was declared first and second runner-ups, respectively.
Renowned industrialist and Chairman of the Spice Group of Industries, Dr B.D. Modi, crowned the new Miss Tibet and presented her a cheque of one lakh rupees. First runner up received Rs 50000 while the second runner up received the cash amounting to Rs 25000.
Natasha Medez, a dance instructor, Neelam Kanwar, a lecturer in Himachal Pradesh University, Ram Swaroop, former president of Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association and Thierry Dodin, Director of Tibet Infonet, was the members of the jury which decided the winners.