Mrs. India Inc Beauty Pageant 2023 Under Scrutiny: Allegations of Favoritism and Lack of Transparency Surface
New Delhi : On Thursday, a press conference at the Press Club of India revealed concerning issues surrounding the overall selection process of Mrs. India Beauty Pageant 2023, Season - 4, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Contestants who participated in the pageant, organized by Ms. Mohini Sharma, gathered to express their concerns about favoritism and lack of transparency in the judging panel. Among the attendees were contestants Prerna Sood from Dubai, Ritu Narain, Jagmeet Kour, Saloni Grover, and Shivika Singh Bais, who traveled from different parts of India.
The Mrs. India Beauty Pageant has always been celebrated for empowering married women and promoting their achievements and talents. However, recent allegations have cast doubts on the credibility of the results, threatening the pageant's reputation.
Prerna Sood emphasized the need for independent auditing, contestants scoring from judges/Panel/organisation and stringent measures to restore faith in the pageant's credibility. Ritu Narain voiced the participants' demand for an honest and impartial competition. Jagmeet Kour expressed concern over arbitrary scoring, which compromises the essence of the event. Saloni Grover stressed the importance of transparency as despite several requests and reminders, MRS INDIA INC has failed to provide official receipts for financial transactions, Unfulfilled Commitments of photoshoot and other packages.Shivika Singh Bais urged a thorough investigation into the allegations of favoritism.
Together, the contestants called for a fair resolution to the matter and appealed to the Mrs. India Inc organizing committee to implement measures ensuring transparency and impartiality in future editions of the pageant. This may involve diverse and well-qualified judging panels and clear communication with contestants and the public regarding scoring criteria.
The attendees believe that addressing these issues will uphold the pageant's reputation as a platform celebrating the talent and achievements of married women from all walks of life.
Participants, witnesses, and concerned individuals are encouraged to cooperate with ongoing investigations to ensure fairness and integrity in the Mrs. India Beauty Pageant.