GUWAHATI, Jan 29 - Rewati Chetri of Assam has been crowned Miss Asia (Best in Asia Continent) at the World Miss University 2016 pageant, which was held in Beijing, China.
Rewati made it to top Super Six finalists through online voting.
The 22-year-old Rewati is a student of a law college here.
Kelin Rivera Kroll from Peru was crowned with the title of Miss World University 2016 in Beijing by outgoing titleholder Karina Stephania Martin Jim�nez from Mexico after beating about 70 other contenders.
The World Miss University pageant is held annually since 1986, with an average of about 70 contestants joining the competition every year. The event is specifically designed to select World Miss University Peace Corp Representatives. The organising committee dispatches peace missions to conflict regions, like Kosovo and Rwanda.
The event was organised by the World Miss University Organising Committee, which has its headquarters in Manhattan, New York, USA.