Indian Mountaineer Anita Kundu from Hisar, Haryana will be awarded the prestigious ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award‘.
On August 29 President Ram Nath Kovind will present her the award making her the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest from both Indian and Chinee sides.
Kundu, a sub-inspector in Haryana Police said “I owe my success to my mother and my uncle, who took care of me after the untimely demise of my father when I was 13. I want to thank BJP Rajya Sabha MP RK Sinha’s SIS company for helping me financially in achieving my goals,” she further added.
Since then congratulatory messages and wishes have been flooding in.
Haryana: Mountaineer Anita Kundu from Hisar to be awarded ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019’. (ANI) pic.twitter.com/xBBbRbyXj2
— The Times Of India (@timesofindia) August 25, 2020