Miss Nepal 2017 Contestants height, age and other details

Here are the details of all the 19 contestants of Miss Nepal 2017. I have prepare a summary of the contestants.

Height of Miss Nepal contestants


The comparison of heights of each contestants (number 1 to 19 from left to right): Grapical chart of the heights of the contestants

The tallest contestants are 5 feet and 8 inches tall – contestant 7 Rojina Shrestha and 9, Anita Bhandari.
The next tallest are 5 feet and 6 inches tall contestants: 1, 2, 6, 12 and 14
5 feet and 5 inches tall contestants are – 5, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, and 17
5 feet and 4 inches tall contestants are – 3, 4, 18 and 19

The youngest contestants are 19 years old. Two of the 19 contestants are 19 years old – contestant number 1 Swostika Silwal and the 19th Kritika Giri. The oldest is 24 years old – contestant number 9, Anita Bhandari.

Individual contestants:

NAME: Swostika Silwal
CONTESTANT – 1
AGE: 19
HEIGHT: 5′ 6″
HOMETOWN: Hattiban

Brief intro:

“I like to have fun. But I have always been kind and giving, and am highly motivated to always do the best I can in every challenge I take up.”

Issues that matter to Silwal:

“The political situation of our country, the increasing levels of pollution and the issue of brain drain have, in my opinion, hindered the progress of our country. I would like to do my bit to help address these issues.”

NAME: Rinku Bajracharya
CONTESTANT: 2
AGE: 23
HEIGHT: 5′ 6″
HOMETOWN: Lalitpur

Brief intro:

“I am an explorer, an adventurer, always ready to experience new things. Then there’s this bubbly side to me, bubbling with optimism, ready to face any challenge.”

Issues that matter to Bajracharya:

“I believe that making an effort to treat every human being equally can solve many issues of the world. No one should be discriminated against or underestimated on the basis of their gender, caste, religion or age. Everyone is unique and should be respected for who they are.”

NAME: Priyanka Khadka
CONTESTANT: 3
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 4″
HOMETOWN: Kapan, Kathmandu

Brief intro:

“I may be flawed and imperfect, but I’m honest and hardworking. I am ready to be moulded into a better version of myself. I believe, these qualities can help me take on anything.”

Issues that matter to Khadka:

“Health is wealth. I sincerely want to help spread awareness about health issues around the world, and treat the diseased with positive energy and love.”

NAME: Anusha Lamsal
CONTESTANT: 4
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 4″
HOMETOWN: Dhading

Brief intro:

“I am a kind and fun-loving person who dares to dream and works hard to make those dreams a reality. There’s nothing that cannot be achieved if we have faith in what we believe.”

Issues that matter to Lamsal:

“The world is a sanctuary that we all should respect, share and care for. Meaningless wars have been our bane, and I hope to change this hatred in mankind by spreading love and happiness in any way I can.”

NAME: Narmata Gurung
CONTESTANT: 5
AGE: 20
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

Brief intro:

“I’m a happy-go-lucky girl by nature and am always keen to learn new things. I believe in observing every little thing happening around me and then learning from them.”

Issues that matter to Gurung:

“If it is in my power to change the world, I would share my positivity with the world so that there is no room for negativity and hatred.”

NAME: Rojina Shrestha
CONTESTANT: 6
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 6″
HOMETOWN: Birgunj

Brief intro:

“I believe, to learn and grow, you must always dream big and be motivated to make your goals come true. People say I’m always full of energy, full of hopes and big dreams. I enjoy dancing as much as I enjoy meaningful conversations–basically anything that adds joy to life.”

Issues that matter to Shrestha:

“The political instability in our country has stunted the country’s infrastructural development for a long time. The current status of the city’s roads is a perfect example, which is adversely affecting our daily lives.”

NAME: Rojina Shrestha
CONTESTANT: 7
AGE: 23
HEIGHT: 5′ 8″
HOMETOWN: Mitrapark, Kathmandu

Brief intro:

“I have always been a positive and enthusiastic person. A very social person, charged with good vibes, I’m always there to help those in need.”

Issues that matter to Shrestha:

“The appalling condition of the roads, which has subsequently resulted in air pollution, is one of the recent issues that has literally made our city a suffocating place to live in. This needs to change.”

NAME: Asina Baral
CONTESTANT: 8
AGE: 19
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: Chabahil, Kathmandu
Brief intro:

“As a social worker, I strongly believe in serving the community and spreading happiness with my efforts. I know that little deeds go a long way in bringing happiness in the lives of people. I have the confidence to achieve my goals and touch the lives of the people around me. And make my country proud as its next Miss Nepal.”

Issues that matter to Baral:

“Even in this day and age, issues like chhaupadi pratha still plague many rural communities. And people are not open to addressing the situation of mental illness as well. This has brought great distress in the lives of many, and I wish to raise awareness about these issues.”

NAME: Anita Bhandari
CONTESTANT: 9
AGE: 24
HEIGHT: 5′ 8″
HOMETOWN: SYANGJA
Brief intro:

“My simplicity, tenacity and positive outlook towards life define me as a person. I believe that love, wisdom and kindness instill in you the power to overcome any difficulty that life may throw at you.”

Issues that matter to Bhandari:

“The current scenario of our country is such that everyone is fighting for their rights, but in that pursuit, they are failing to realise their duties towards the country. In the midst of all the chaos, crime rates are accelerating day by day, and humanity seems to have lost its virtue.”

NAME: Rakchya Karki
CONTESTANT: 10
AGE: 23 HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: Lazimpat, Kathmandu

Brief intro:

“If your dreams don’t scare you, then they are not big enough–this motto is what drives me to be creative, optimistic and determined. I believe that anything done with love, passion and commitment can yield positive results.”

Issues that matter to Karki:

“I want people to understand and respect nature, and realise how their actions affect the balance of ecosystems. I hope that with this realisation they can work towards mitigating pollution, which is an alarming issue in today’s world.”

NAME: Niti Shah
CONTESTANT: 11
AGE: 21
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: HATTIGAUDA
Brief intro:

“I am an independent spirit, filled with strong determination to achieve my goals. Calm and composed throughout trying times, I am also fiercely loyal.”

Issues that matter to Shah:

“The world today is plagued by war and racism, and it lacks the spirit of love, peace and togetherness. I wish for people to stay positive and I hope for a future where the world lives in harmony.”

NAME: Urusha Adhikari
CONTESTANT: 12
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 6″
HOMETOWN: Bharatpur

Brief intro:

“I am a nurse by profession, and I am completely devoted to my work of making people’s lives better. I’d call myself a dreamer who is focused and determined to change the world with the power of love and wisdom.”

Issues that matter to Adhikari:

“Despite being one of the most beautiful countries in the world, our country continues to remain a lost cause due to the ignorance of political leaders and because of our degrading environment.”

NAME: Manjari Singh
CONTESTANT: 13
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: New Baneshwar

Brief intro:

“It is always important to have confidence in yourself and stay positive. I am a happy, humble and a hardworking person who lives by this rule. I am always there if someone should need my help.”

Issues that matter to Singh:

“If there is anything I could do to change this world, I would start by contributing my efforts to ending world poverty.”

NAME: Nikita Chandak
CONTESTANT: 14
AGE: 20
HEIGHT: 5′ 6″
HOMETOWN: URLABARI, MORANG

Brief intro:

“I am an optimist on a mission to spread the light of optimism around me. I am very determined and sincere in what I do.”

Issues that matter to Chandak:

“Before changing anything else, I want to discover myself and change the shortcomings within me. Change starts within yourself. Only then can we help others change.”

NAME: Gyani Maya Baral
CONTESTANT: 15
AGE: 23
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: POKHARA
Brief intro:

“I am a regular girl with simple needs. I am an emotional person who spends most of her time thinking about the bigger things in life.”

Issues that matter to Baral:

“I truly detest the attitude of power-hungry political leaders. The political instability of our country is no news, but with new issues cropping up every single day–such as our dust-infested roads these days–our leaders need to buckle up and get to work.”

NAME: Dristi Katwal
CONTESTANT: 16
AGE: 23
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: Morang, Biratnagar

Brief intro:

“Everything around me inspires me to see things in a different light. I enjoy travelling and getting to know different cultures and traditions around the world. There’s always a daredevil side to me who’ll never stop experimenting, trying new things and taking risks.”

Issues that matter to Katwal:

“The gender disparity in today’s society really irks me. It’s a shame that people have forgotten that we are all humans, regardless of our gender .”

NAME: Sahara Basnet
CONTESTANT: 17
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 5″
HOMETOWN: DHOBIGHAT
Brief intro:

“Simple living, high thinking–I believe in living a humble life filled with compassion. I want to advocate for gender equality and women empowerment.”

Issues that matter to Basnet:

“I want to change the mindset of people who believe in exploiting fear to achieve their goals. People should learn to empathise with others in order to bring about peace in a country like ours.”

NAME: Barsha Pokharel
CONTESTANT: 18
AGE: 22
HEIGHT: 5′ 4″
HOMETOWN: BIRATNAGAR
Brief intro:

“I am constantly evolving. Every day is a part of a learning process towards becoming the person I would like to become. I want to be a respected individual who can create positive waves in society.”

Issues that matter to Pokharel:

“Change is inevitable no matter how much we fight it. We all are a part of this world, and I would like to see the world evolve in its own regard while allowing us to grow wiser with it.”

NAME: Kritika Giri
CONTESTANT: 19
AGE: 19
HEIGHT: 5′ 4″
HOMETOWN: JHAPA

Brief intro:

“I believe there is always a bright side to everything. I want to be the guiding force for those who cannot see the light and be the voice of those who cannot speak for themselves.”

Issues that matter to Giri:

“Our country has for the longest time been going through political turmoil, and it saddens me that our leaders are unable to do much about it. The only way we can move forward is to look past our differences and work towards a better Nepal.”

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