Glittering Grand Finale of JEWEL OF INDIA USA Beauty Pageant

By Lovely Ghosh Ray Banerjee, WBRINN (lovely@washingtonbanglaradio.com)
Pictures - Pradeep and Ram and Foundation TV



Jewel of India USA Director Juhi Jagiasi and Contestants talk to WBRi about the dazzling beauty pageant (Audio)



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Sunday, May 15 - New Jersey witnessed one of the mega events of the year 2016, at the Asian-American Heritage Festival, held at the NJ Convention Center, Edison. Visitors had choices galore among a vast array of vendors selling clothing, crafts, housing in cities in India to choices in entertainment on cable network.

JEWEL OF INDIA USA 2016 Beauty Pageant

There was food for thought in the variety program performed by children from the neighboring areas focusing on folk music and dance forms from different states of India and other Asian countries.

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And the show stopper of the day was the Grand Finale of "Jewel of India USA" Beauty Pagent, hosted by  Juhi Jagiasi.

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The 2016 event  was the 6th edition of the "Jewel of India" Pagent. Contestants dazzled the ramp from Colorado, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland, Florida, Delaware, New York, New Jersey.

JEWEL OF INDIA USA 2016 Beauty Pageant

Among all the glitter and glamor, the clamor for the coveted title Miss India International 2016 was won by Ms. Madhu Iyer of Connecticut. Mrs Jewel of India 2016 crown was rightly awarded to Ms. Maryland Ishita Bhatnagar.

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The other titles that adorned the bevy of beauties were Mrs. Asia International 2016 won by Ms. Florida Kavita Malhotra Pattani, Ms. Jewel of India USA 2016 (NYC) by Darshana Shah.

JEWEL OF INDIA USA 2016 Beauty Pageant
The Judges

Mrs South Asia International 2016 Urmila Indiran (NYC). Followed by Ms. Teen Jewel of India 2016 USA Nidhi Malani from Colorado.

A proud and beaming Juhi had been the Mother Hen, the brain behind the training of the mind and body of the young ones.

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The beautiful ladies exuded a perfect balance in portrayal of their beauty with the brain. Their confidence in themselves and determination to give back to the community along with their  wits and presence of mind will surely take them to places.

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Thanks to Juhi for her tireless effort as the Director of the "Jewel of India" hunt event and also to her husband Anil Jagiasi CEO of "Jewel of India"  for providing a platform and imbibing a great sense of self esteem in grooming each and every one of them.

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The show just rocked with the electrifying Gauhar Khan taking center stage and raising a storm, sensational enough to last till a late Sunday Night. Guests reveled to a power packed evening with loads of shopping, food and entertainment.

Gauhar Khan at JEWEL OF INDIA USA 2016 Beauty Pageant (C) WBRi Inc.
Gauhar Khan