Miss World Punjaban-2013 Preliminary Contest by Sabhiacharak Sathh Punjab (Regd.) and the famous Punjabi Channel PTC was held at Desh Bhagat University. Over 150 young girls from Chandigarh and Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ropar and Mohali districts participated in this contest. While inaugurating the programme, Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University Dr. Zora Singh congratulated the Sabhiacharak Sathh and PTC for organising such contests. He said that it was a very appreciable attempt to preserve and promote Punjabi Culture. Sh. Jasmer Singh Bhatt (Chairman-Director, Miss World Punjaban Contest) and Sh. Gurmeet Singh Purba (President-Malwa Zone) were Guests of Honour. Special guests who graced the occasion included Miss. Amrit Parkash (Miss Europe Punjaban-2013) and Miss Manpreet Johal (Miss World Punjaban -2010). The contest was based on three rounds. The first round consisted of Solo Dance, the second round was of Talent Hunt and the third round comprised Group Dance. The Stage was conducted by Mr. Pritpal Sidhu and Miss Harjasleen Kaur in a very fascinating way.
The programme concluded with the award of prizes to the winners by Pro-Vice Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University Dr. Shalini Gupta and Retired Punjab Police Officer Sh. Patwant Singh. Dr. Shalini also thanked all the guests and participants saying that the young girls have exhibited their talents and love for Punjabi culture in a very wonderful way. Shavanpreet Kaur student of B.Sc. (ATHM) of DBU was lauded by her for coming First in Miss World Punjab-2013 Fatehgarh Sahib Zone . The officials of the Sabhiacharak Sathh and PTC thanked Desh Bhagat University for sponsoring this programme and making it successful.
The details of the winners of this preliminary round are as under:
Miss Chandigarh Punjab: Winner -Ms. Sandeep Kaur; First Runner up -Harneet Kaur Ravala; Second Runner up : Winner: Gagandeep Kaur; First Runner up Harnehman Second Runner up -Manveen Kaur
Miss Patiala Punjab: Winner-Amanjot Kaur Sidhu; First Runner up-Amandeep Kaur; Second Runner up -Priya Kumari
Miss Fatehgarh Sahib Punjab : Winner-Shavanpreet Kaur ; First Runner up-Gaganpreet Kaur; Second Runner up -Ripanjeet Kaur