PM Narendra Modi hands over tricolour to divyang mountaineer

Updated: Dec 13, 2018, 16:25 IST | IANS

Sinha, the first female divyang to climb Mount Everest, called on the Prime Minister here and apprised him of her upcoming mountaineering expedition to Antarctica

PM Narendra Modi hands over tricolour to divyang mountaineer
Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday handed over the tricolour flag to Arunima Sinha, marking the beginning of her expedition to Mount Vinson, Antarctica.

Sinha, the first female divyang to climb Mount Everest, called on the Prime Minister here and apprised him of her upcoming mountaineering expedition to Antarctica.

Modi lauded her impressive achievements and extended his best wishes for her latest venture.

PM Modi had also tweeted saying, "It was a delight to interact with Anurima Sinha. Handed over the Tricolour and wished her the very best as she embarks on an expedition to Mount Vinson, Antartica. India is proud of Anurima's accomplishments and her fortitude inspires us all."

Sinha had earlier conquered the highest peaks in five continents, becoming the first female divyang to achieve the feat.

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