Preksha Rana from Gaggal, Himachal Pradesh, wins the crown of the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2017 in McLeod Ganj, India, on 8 October 2017. She bested 8 other contestants and succeeded Ayushi Sethi, Miss Himalaya 2016.
21 years old Preksha stands 165 cm tall. She is a student pursuing BA in English literature.
At the same event, Tashi Lhamo from Kathmandu, Nepal was declared 1st runner-up while the second runner-up spot went to Palak Thakur from Palampur. Monika Negi from Rampur Bushahr won the Miss Photogenic title.
A three-member jury chose her after five rounds of competition over two days. The event which was held at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) was filled with music as an array of local performers entertained the audience.
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