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Anshu Jamsenpa becomes first Indian woman to climb Mt. Everest four times

The 32 year old mountaineer hails from Arunachal Pradesh

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

Anshu Jamsenpa
Photo: Anshu Jamsenpa

Indian mountaineer has climbed the yet again, the fourth time in six years.

Hailing from Bomdila town in Arunachal Pradesh, the 32-year-old woman reached the world's highest peak for the fourth time yesterday, a state government release said here.

Jamsenpa earlier scaled thrice. She conquered the peak twice within 10 days between May 12 and 21, 2011, and made her third successful attempt on May 18, 2013.

Congratulating the mother of two teenaged daughters on her feat, state Chief Minister said, "I wish you all success in your future endeavour and may you keep making our nation proud."

"I have been told that Jamsenpa is motivated and energised enough to try a double ascent if conditions remain favourable. I wish her success and may the Almighty bless her to accomplish her dream. It will be a proud moment for and India," the release quoted Khandu as saying.

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 17:59 IST