Words by Afzal Rawuther
HMSI has announced the national winner of the #HondaNAVicustomania. The competition was a way for Navi owners to showcase their creative side with their customized Navis. The Grand Finale was concluded at Bollywood Music Project 2018 where thousands witnessed Bollywood music performances and saw the finalists with their customised Navis. At the grand Finale the winner were felicitated by Mr. Minoru Kato, President and CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
Speaking on #HondaNAViCustomania Grand Finale event, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “NAVI’s unique design provides endless possibilities in customization for young customers. Celebrating the spirit of customisation, NAVi Customania is a platform for youngsters to project their self-expression on two wheels. What is most interesting is to see is the trend of customisation being developed, not just in metros but smaller cities as well. We congratulate the well deserving winners and look forward to showcase their custom NAVi’s at Honda 2Wheelers India pavilion @ Auto Expo 2018!!’’
After his win, Mr. Dhananjay Parihar said, “The feeling that my custom NAVi will be showcased at the Auto Expo has still not fully sunk in. #HondaNAViCustomania gave me an incredible chance to exhibit my creativity to the world. The guidance during construction phase via the mentor sessions was very helpful and provided my design a new dimension. I appreciate and thank Honda 2Wheelers India for providing me with this platform.”
Battling it out amongst the Top 24 (2 winners from each city), Grand Finale winner Mr. Dhananjay Parihar received a prize money of Rs. 2 lacs along with a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase his custom NAVi’ inside the Honda 2Wheelers India pavilion at Auto Expo 2018. Mr. Ashiq Joseph Thomas from Kottayam finished runner-up and won Rs 1 lac.