NewDelhi:5/1:(odiannews):Padma Shri Arunima Sinha, the first world woman amputee to climb Mount Everest, has now conquered Mount Vinson, making her the first world woman amputee to scale the highest peak in Antarctica.
“The wait is over. We are glad to share with you the world record: The world s first woman amputee who climbed Mount Vinson (highest peak of Antarctica). Thanks to all for their blessings and prayers,” tweeted Arunima Sinha.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to congratulate her for achieving this feat. He tweeted: “Excellent! Congratulations to @sinha_arunima for scaling new heights of success. She is the pride of India, who has distinguished herself through her hard work and perseverance. Wishing her the very best for her future endeavours.”Prime Minister Modi had handed over the Tricolour 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 in New Delhi on December 12.