Purvottar Ke Sitare: Anshu Jamsenpa, First Indian Woman To Scale Mt Everest Twice In 5 Days

Purvottar Ke Sitare is one of our flagship programmes, in which every week we will introduce you to someone special, who has worked tirelessly for the betterment of India’s northeastern region or achieved something significant as an individual.

In latest episode, our Editor-in-Chief Sanjeev Srivastava introduces you to Indian climber Anshu Jamsenpa who created mountaineering history on Sunday when she summitted Mount Everest twice in a span of five days.

Anshu unfurled the Indian Tricolor on the mountain’s crest on May 16 at 9 a.m., and completed the feat for a second time at 7.45 a.m., on Sunday. She thus climbed the world’s highest mountain twice in 118 hours and 15 minutes and set the record for a double ascent in a single season. Anshu also became the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest five times in a record time.

Watch here inspiring story below:

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Source - Sanjeev Srivastava / Edit Platter