Kristi Das was crowned Mrs India Homemakers 2016 during a beauty pageant for housewives held in ITA Machkhowa, Guwahati on October 5.
Das, the former Badminton champ, emerged victorious, beating 40 participants from all over the country in the 27th edition of the beauty contest. Ankita from Orissa was declared the first runner-up while Ankita Borthakur from Assam was adjudged second runners-up.
This year’s theme was ‘Be loved, be in love with yourself’ and the proceeds made from the sale of event tickets went to an NGO called The Woman.
All the top three winners will get to represent India at the upcoming international events of Mrs Universe, Mrs World and Mrs Asia Pacific respectively.
Another upcoming beauty pageant for housewives in the Northeast, Mrs Arunachal 2016 will be stage on November 26. The first edition of the pageant will be graced by Mary Kom as chief guest.