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IACA Miss India GA pageant crowns new winners for 2018

The nine winners: Muskaan, Sparsha, Jiya, Aishwarya, Miss Teen Tanvi Gujral, Miss India Rati Sarkar, Aarti, Divya and Mrs India GA Sarika Datta.

Atlanta, GA, October 11, 2018: The 2018 IACA Beauty   Pageant   was   held   on   August 25th, in a glamorous setting   at Roswell Cultural Arts Center, in front of a full house.

IACA organizes this popular event every year to select Miss Teen India Georgia, Mrs. India Georgia, and   Miss India   Georgia.   The   winners   of this pageant go on to   participate in the national Miss India USA Pageant held in New York.

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The   elegant   show   was   very   well   organized by the beauty pageant team, lovingly called the “Dream Team” by the contestants. The team consisted of Kiran Agnihotri, Dr Lakshmi Rao, Sonjukta   Halder,  Shally   Venkatesh   and   Prem Rahman, and the young volunteer group of Pritika Halder, Manik Deep, Devika Agnihotri and Mallika Halder.

The   effort   of   the   team   was   not   only   to groom   the   girls   for   the   pageant,  but   also   develop   their   confidence,   give   them   an opportunity  to showcase   their   talents,   connect   with   the   Indian   culture   and   make friends,   all   in   a   positive   and   cohesive   atmosphere.

Dr. Suvrat Bhargave and his beautiful wife Kali Bhargave were the emcees for the evening and managed   the   event professionally   and   kept   the   audiences   interested   and   engaged.      Music   for   the pageant   was   compiled and managed by   Arijit   Chowdhury. Photography and videography was handled by Moonlight Media.

The title winners with the organizing team.

The   able   judges for the evening were Nadiya Damani, Mayumi Cole, Shermyn Malani, Uma Murlidhar,  Atin Majumdar, Rani Singh, Vicki Rama, Karishma Kamdar, Susan Hunter, Ron Corbin, Grace Puri and Sarah Ali.

The   program   included:  American Evening Gown Walk,  a talent round for the Teen and Miss Contestants. There was no talent round for the Mrs contestants, who were given the opportunity to speak on one of the following platforms, the #MeToo Movement, Health and Fitness and Women Empowerment. While the Teens and Miss contestants exhibited various talents like singing, playing instruments, dancing and monologues, the Mrs vowed the audience with their powerful views on the topic of their choice. This was followed by a beautiful and colorful Indian attire walk.

The top five finalists participated in the Q/A round.

The winners   of   the   evening   were:

IACA   Miss   Teen   Indian   Georgia – Tanvi Gujral

First Runner Up – Aishwarya Vallem

Second Runner Up – Jiya Malbari

IACA   Miss   India   Georgia –  Rati Sarkar

First Runner Up – Sparsha Pearl  Eddu

Second Runner Up – Muskaan Ashwini Bhukhanwala

IACA   Mrs   India   Georgia – Sarika Datta

First Runner Up – Divya Subramanya

Second Runner Up –  Arti Jain

In   addition   following   category   were   recognized.

Ms.   Photogenic :  Teen – Jiya Malbari, Miss – Muskaan Bhukhanwala, Mrs – Divya Subramanya

Miss   Personality   :  Tanvi Gujral

Miss   Congeniality:  Teen- Tanvi Gujral, Miss – Muskaan Bhukhanwala , Mrs – Sarika Datta,

Miss   Beautiful   Hair   :   Aarya   Khurana

Best   Talent   :  Rati Sarkar

People’s Choice Award went to Aishwarya Vallem.

The organizing team.

Special   guest   appearance   by  Atlanta  idol winner Rahul Nana, with his beautiful   singing   was  another highlight  of the evening, which was   further   enhanced by well choreographed high energy dance performances by Prem’s Dance Studio and Planet U Performing Arts.

Vote   of   thanks   was   delivered   by Dr Paddy   Sharma,   Chairperson   of   IACA   who acknowledged   the   hard   work   of  Pageant   team ,   all   the   participants, parents , sponsors,   and audience who made   this   event   a   success. Special thanks  were given to Grand Sponsors for the event the 27th Investments, Mr &Mrs Gill and Malani Jewelers.

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