She will represent Bangladesh in the main event of Miss World 2019 in London on December 14
Rafah Nanjeba Torsa, a second year grad student of Chittagong University’s International Relations department, was crowned as Miss World Bangladesh 2019 on Friday evening. She was crowned by last year’s title holder Jannatul Ferdous Oishee at a Grand Finale event held at capital’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel.
Rafah won the crown defeating 37 thousand participants who applied in this year’s pageant. Fatiha Khalud Mayami, and Zannatul Ferdaus Meghla became first, and second runners-up respectively.
After winning the title Rafah told the press: “Each of the participants who competed for the title were very talented. I can not express the feeling when I heard my name was announced as the winner. I am very grateful to the organizers.”
Rafah will represent Bangladesh in the main event of Miss World 2019, which will be the 69th edition of the Miss World pageant. It will be held on December 14 at the ExCeL London in the United Kingdom.
Filmstars Ferdous, Moushumi, and beauty expert Farnaz Alam, Miss World Bangladesh 2018 Jannatul Ferdous Oishee, and Miss World Singapore 2018 Vanessa Peh Ting Ting were this edition’s judges.
Rafah, who is a television show host in Bijoy TV, previously won the 2008 little of Little Miss Chittagong, and also received the first prize in folk dancing category from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for winning 2009’s Bangabandhu Shishu Kishor Competition. She also won a government grant to visit Japan, but could not attend as she was representing Chittagong division in a miming competition in Delhi.
The multi talented Rafah also won several titles from 2008-2010 in different sectors, including a gold medal for Bharat Natyam in the National Youth Competition back in 2010.
She also became the first runner up of NTV Marks All Rounder 2010, won the first prize from Chittagong division in National Science Competition 2015, and also starred in Tauquir Ahmed’s film Halda.