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Niru Shrestha – Miss Nepal 1998

Actually, Niru Shrestha was the first runner-up and Jyoti Pradhan was the Miss Nepal 1998. The event that took place in 1998 at Birendra International Conference Convention Centre selected Jyoti as the winner.

Niru Shrestha crowned Miss Nepal 1998

After that, the official Miss Nepal, Jyoti Pradhan got the opportunity to represent Nepal at Miss World 1998 in USA. The international pageant was completed without any accomplishment. Thereafter, Jyoti was supposed to return Nepal with the crew, but she was out of contact. The crew has to return without her, and because the Miss Nepal 1998 was not able to fulfill her duty, Jyoti got dethroned while the first runner-up Niru Shrestha was appointed for the title. Until now, there is no any information available about Jyoti Pradhan.

About Niru Shrestha

Niru (Neeru) Shrestha was on her way to becoming a pilot and was just 19 years old when crowned with Miss Nepal title. The height was 5 feet and 4 inch at that time.

Niru Shrestha as co-pilot
Image via Ekantipur

She is a person with multiple professional experience. After completing her responsibilities as Miss Nepal, she continued to be a professional commercial pilot as co-pilot at Buddha Air for almost 6 years. Later, she moved to USA for Masters in Human Resource Development at Indiana State University. Currently, Niru is in real estate profession as Homeowners Association (HOA) researcher.

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