Imphal: The 'Grand Finale' of the 59th Femina Miss India contest will be held on April 15, this year and a total of 30 contestants arrived in Imphal on Friday to take part in the event. The Grand Finale will be held at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium in Imphal.
At the Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, the leaders of various organisations, especially women's organisations, welcomed the contestants. Traditional clothes were handed over to the contestants as a gift.
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, said in a Facebook post, that the 59th Femina Miss India Grand Finale will be another opportunity to showcase the warm hospitality of the people of Manipur to visitors.
Singh also tweeted: Extending a hearty welcome to all the contestants of Femina Miss India to the Jewel of India, the Land of Culture, Manipur With the Grand Finale happening here, I hope you enjoy your stay and carry the message of goodwill, friendliness and warm hospitality of Manipur on your departure."
The event is being held in the Northeast for the first time.