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Miss-Himalaya-2015Dharamshala — Tanshuman Gurung was crowed the Miss Himalaya 2015 at the Pageant's finale round on Sunday evening in Dharamshala, the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Miss Sangnyi from Manali, who presented traditional dress of Tibet has won first runner up in the final competition in the Miss Himalaya pageant in the hill station of Mcleod Ganj.

Tanshuman, who was crowned as the winner of the contest, said she hopes to promote awareness of protection of Himalayan heritage.

"Now I am a "beauty queen" and I feel so proud to be a "Himalayan," she wrote on her Facebook page after winning the beauty contest.

The 22-year old from Uttarakhand was crowed the Miss Himalaya 2015 by Jyoti Dogra, winner of the Miss Himalaya 2014.

The first and second runner-ups were Tenzin Sangnyi Himachal Pradesh and Chum Darang from Arunachal Pradesh.

"I won't give up and you will see me somewhere else trying again," Sangnyi said after receiving support of the crowd for their favorite contestant.

"If don't win on first attempt, it is okay," said Chum Darang who was faintly disappointed.

The event was organised by Mr Lobsang Wangyal Productions in McLeod Ganj town. There were six contestants from dfferent parts of the Himalayan region, include Tibet who participated in the annual event.

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