Assam’s new golden boy Nayanjyoti Saikia, who clinched the MasterChef India 2023 title and made his state proud, was accorded a warm welcome by the people of his native village on April 1, as the boy reached his home town amid a grand procession.
A sea of supporters and people from his native village reached Dibrugarh’s Mohanbari airport early in the morning, patiently waiting for their lad to reach and welcome him amid much enthusiasm.
People from Govindpur village, from where Nayanjyoti hails, left no stone unturned to make his welcome a grand one as revelers received the boy with huge enthusiasm followed by traditional Bihu dance.
Upon reaching his hometown, the boy was left speechless at the mass gathering even if the weather turned spoilsport. After all their boy had reached, and tears of joy as well as excitement rung through the atmosphere as celebrations continue to hover the quint little village in Tinsukia district.
After successfully completing a number of challenges in the show's grand finale, Nayanjyoti Saikia was named Masterchef India 2023's winner on Friday. Along with the prize money totaling Rs 25 lakh, he also received a golden chef coat.
Santa Sarmah, also of Assam, was the competition's first runner-up. Suvarna Bagul of Mumbai came in second place on MasterChef India 2023. They were each presented with a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh.
In the great finale, culinary specialist Sanjeev Kapoor was available alongside VIP gourmet experts Vikas Khanna, Ranveer Brar, and Garima Arora. Kapoor requested that the three victors make a "signature full dinner" that addressed their personality.
Nayanjyoti chose to represent his home town of Tinsukia with his plate. He offered curry crab for starters, mixed berry sorbet for dessert, and Assamese-style duck for the main course.
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