Modi congratulates teenagers who climbed Everest

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By Sarkaritel June 7, 2014 09:46

Modi congratulates teenagers who climbed Everest


New Delhi, June 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Poorna Malavath and Anand Kumar, two teenagers who recently climbed Mount Everest.

Poorna Malavath and Anand Kumar, teenaged mountaineers who recently scaled Mt. Everest, calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi. Their coach, Shekhar Babu is also seen

Poorna Malavath and Anand Kumar, teenaged mountaineers who recently scaled Mt. Everest, calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi. Their coach, Shekhar Babu is also seen

“The prime minister congratulated the young achievers, and remarked they had achieved a great feat at a tender age,” said a statement issued by the prime minister’s office.

Malavath, a school student in Nizamabad, Telangana, became the youngest female in the world to reach the world’s highest peak May 25, 2014, at the age of 13 years and 11 months.

Kumar reached the summit the same day. He studies in the Social Welfare School in Khammam, Telangana.

Modi later tweeted his picture with the young achievers.

“With youngsters who scaled Mt. Everest. At a young age, they reached the top of the world. We are very proud of them,” Modi tweeted.

The two climbers were trained and mentored by Shekhar Babu, a Tenzing Norgay awardee, who has scaled many peaks including Mt. Everest, the statement added.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel June 7, 2014 09:46