On 17-May-2017 In People & Politics
History has been scripted yet another time as Anshu Jamsenpa, a mountaineer from the state of Arunachal Pradesh became the first Indian woman to scale the mightiest peak of the world, Mount Everest. Jamsenpa, a mother of two, started her expedition on 13th May at 1:45 am and reached the top yesterday at 9 am. It has been reported that she will attempt a double-ascent for the peak soon to make a record of total five times. Before her journey, she was blessed by Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, who flagged off Jamsenpa's double ascent journey from Guwahati in Assam. After she had reached the top, her spokesperson said, "The good news is that she is absolutely well and shall attempt a double expedition."Her health is stated to be perfect, and she has started her descendence towards the base camp from where she acclimatized herself according to the harsh climate condition of the Everest from April 4 - May 12. The record holding mountaineer started her first expedition followed by second six years ago in May 2011. Her third attempt was made in the same month in 2013.
Before she started her expedition towards the highest peak of the world, Jamsenpa visited Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama for his blessings on 2nd April in Guwahati, Assam. As she achieved her goal, she also acknowledged the support of State Bank of India, North Eastern Council, Numaligarh Refinery Limited, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited, Arunachal Pradesh government and all her previous associates for her success.