Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-07-19 20:57 Bengaluru: The Northeast Solidarity will be hosting Miss Northeast 2016 and Northeast Food Festival on Aug 13 at Campus Crusade in St. Thomas Town, Kammanahalli. Miss Northeast 2016 is a beauty pageant competition for Northeast girls. “The jury consists of eight people and they will judge the contestants based on the facts they know about their culture and state,” said Urmila Chanam from Northeast Solidarity. The winner will get a prize money of Rs25,000 while the first and second runners up will get Rs15,000 and Rs10,000 respectively. This apart, a Northeast Food Festival, featuring mouth-watering delicacies from the region, will also be held the same day. Rini Ralte from the Northeast Solidarity said, “We are an NGO based in Bangalore devoted to address discrimination of northeast community residing in the city and believe in creating spaces for interaction, friendship and peaceful co-habitation.” The fest will also feature performance from rock band 'Delhi'.