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Be the pride of your state at Femina Miss India this year

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 15: It’s time to enhance one’s personality, set fitness goals and showcase the best of oneself as India’s most awaited and glamorous beauty pageant – fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 is ready to take off.
In its 54th edition, the most sought after beauty pageant, aims to extend its whole hearted support to the women of today who have the potential to lead and represent the country tomorrow.  The winner represents India at Miss World 2017.
Celebrating 54 years of Miss India, this year the pageant will explore potential talent in every Indian state, selecting one ambassador who will represent their state at the National finals. The fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017 auditions will be divided across four zones and the auditions for Jammu and Kashmir state would be held in Jammu city.
The Top 3 contestants from every state will be provided a Golden Ticket to the State’s Zonal crowning ceremony which will be held in Bangalore (South Zone), Delhi (North Zone), Kolkata (East Zone) and Pune (West Zone) where one deserving girl will get a chance to represent her state at the Grand Finale in Mumbai.
For a person to be eligible for the pageant from a state, she needs to be currently residing in that state, or born in that state, or a native of that state, her parents reside in that state or she has completed her education until the 12th standard from that state.
To give more opportunities to participating girls, the height criteria has been reduced to 5’5″ and the swimwear round has been eliminated from the auditions.
fbb, India’s fashion hub, has partnered again this year to be the title sponsor of the pageant. This association is in sync with the brand’s objective to make fbb India’s most preferred fashion brand
“This association strategically complements with fbb’s brand objective of making India more stylish with the desire to democratise fashion.”- Rajesh Seth, COO, fbb, Future Group.
Each of the four zones will be led by a celebrity mentor who has been given the responsibility of judging and selecting the best talent from their respective zones while guiding and sharing their experience. For North Zone, the mentor is Neha Dhupia. She’s a fashionista, a former Miss India, an actress, and also a talk show host.
To apply, one needs to log on to and mail your pictures and profiles to


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