Muskan crowned Miss Mongol for her balanced view on gender

Miss Mongol 2013 Muskan Limbu with first runner up Bani Rai and second runner up Sonu Shrestha at the Army Club, Kathmandu on April 6,2013.

KATHMANDU: Gender equity and feminist movement have been sometimes misinterpreted by some socialites to their advantages. But still there are the others who always balance. One of the latter’s lot is Nepali model Muskan Limbu. Her balanced view and appreciation of the opposite sex’s ‘positive characteristics’ won the crown- Miss Mongol 2013.

Limbu said that women have some good things to learn from men when it came to leadership. “A man’s leadership is very strong as they know how to act creatively in any difficult situation,”the 19 year old Limbu who has spent most of her recent times walking on the fashion ramp in Nepal before wearing the crown this year.

“Despite failure, with continued passion it always leads to success seeing a man’s power on how they lead a family, society or a country,” Limbu said in response to the final question asked by Miss Mongol 2011- Sumnima Dewan.

Originally from Lalitpur, Limbu has spent some of her teenage years in Singapore after being educated at the Khumaltar school and lately she has been walking on the ramp for some leading brands in Nepal.

The Miss Mongol pageant held at the Army Officers’ Club, on April 6 picked Muskan from the 26 mongoalians competing for the crown.

Along with the crown, she received a cash prize of Rs 100,000 from the organizers and four day stay in Mongolia along with $1,200 from World Centre for Mongol.

Bani Rai and Sonu Shrestha were the first and second runners-up respectively.
Other winners

• Miss Smile: Anita Sherpa

• Miss Personality: Neema Pun

• Miss Best Skin: Aaniya Gurung

• Miss Best Hair: Aruni Waiba

• Miss Friendship: Pushpa Magar

• Miss Photogenic: Muskan Limbu

• Miss Punctuality: Anita Rai

• Public Choice Award: Sujata Rai

• Miss Discipline: Sonu Shrestha

• Miss Cultural Ambassador: Bani Rai

• Miss Talent: Shriya Karmacharya

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