NAHARLAGUN, Jun 20: The journey for the prestigious titles of Miss Apatani Capital Complex 2024 and the inaugural Mr Apatani Capital Complex commenced today with an audition at the Dree Ground, Papu Nallah.

Organised by the Cultural Department of the Golden Jubilee Capital Complex Dree Festival Committee 2024, the much-anticipated event sought talented Apatani representatives in the world of glamour.

The audition witnessed a massive turnout of aspiring youths, both girls and boys, who dream of leading as empowered individuals with well-formed opinions and causes. Participants included accomplished professionals such as an Air Force officer, nursing officers, an assistant professor, a veterinary doctor-intern, a physiotherapist, medical aspirants, and rap artists. Many graceful girls and dapper boys with suave personalities were selected for the finale, aiming for the coveted crowns and titles.

GJCCDFC 2024 cultural secretary, Takhe Meenu Pura, invigorated the spirit of participation and provided an overview of the event. The grand audition was judged by Nending Ommo, IPR secretary of GJCCDFC 2024, a prominent anchor in the state and an assistant professor at Dera Natung Government College, alongside Nami Sumpi, former Sunsilk Mega Miss Northeast Arunachal 2022 and reigning Miss NEFA second runner-up, as well as Miss Dree Capital Complex second runner-up 2019. Miss Sumpi, with her impressive profile, will be the groomer for the pageant.

The grand finale of Miss Apatani Capital Complex and Mr Apatani Capital Complex 2024 will be held on July 3 at Dree Ground, Papu Nallah, where the finalists will compete for the prestigious titles.