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Sheetal Raj - youngest woman from Uttarakhand to climb Mt Everest meets women police officers


Press Trust of India New Delhi
The youngest woman from Uttarakhand to climb the Mount Everest - Sheetal Raj - met women police officers at IGI Airport and shared her experience of scaling the highest peak, police said Thursday.
The 22-year old shared her experiences and boosted the morale of the women officers, they said.
Raj, who hails from Salmoda village at Pithoragarh District in Uttarakhand, became the youngest girl from the state to climb the Mount Everest.
"All the women officers welcomed her. She spoke about the struggles in her life and gave a few tips to overcome the difficulties and problems to achieve greater heights," Sanjay Bhatia, Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI Airport) said.
Raj asked the officers to encourage their children to accomplish high goals in life, police said.
Raj was part of an expedition named 'Climbing Beyond the Summit, Everest Expedition 2019'.
Scaling the highest peak in the world was the second grand achievement for Raj. Earlier, she had also scaled Mount Kanchenjunga, which is currently the third highest peak in the world.

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 6:05 PM IST

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