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Kudos Shivangi Pathak For Becoming The Youngest Indian Woman To Scale Mount Everest

Posted: May 23, 2018

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Sixteen year old Shivangi Pathak from Haryana, becomes the youngest Indian woman to scale Mount Everest. Her story reinforces the belief that women can achieve anything if they set their hearts to it.

Shivangi Pathak from Hisar, who scaled the topmost peak of the world along with other climbers, is an inspiration for all women.

By dint of sheer determination, a teen girl from an ordinary household reached the top of the mountain on Thursday, last week. It took over a month of expedition, that began in Nepal on 6th of April. She landed in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, along with her trekking mates, to set foot atop the invincible peak of Everest and brought unprecedented glory to the Indian Subcontinent.

Her inspiration

Like any other common Indian young girl, she was also flowing along the stream of monotonous academic life. She often realised she could not diligently concentrate on her studies as the suppressed magma of adventure was steaming within her heart. One day, she visited a seminar with her mother when she was 15 years old, and watched a biopic on Arunima Sinha (first female amputee to climb Mt. Everest from India). This incident became a milestone in her life which made her believe that if Arunima Sinha could achieve such a daring triumph, then she also can do it. She tried to focus on her studies again but couldn’t do it. Finally she took a call and decided to go for explore mountaineering.

Her journey

Pathak began her journey by taking admission in Jawaharlal Institute Of Mountaineering. She religiously took the training and the training equipped her to cope up with any kind of catastrophe that may happen during the course of exploration. Now that she has scaled the highest peak of the world, she wants to focus on her studies and continue to nurture her passion for mountaineering alongside.

PM Narendra Modi applauded her victory remarking it as a ‘Stupendous Accomplishment in his tweet. In an interview with ANI, Shivangi said that women can achieve anything if they have an unflinching desire to succeed. All they need is a little support and then there is nothing that can stop them from following their dreams.

Image Source: ANI video shared above


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