Tweeple Hail Arunima Sinha For Scaling Antarctica’s Highest Peak
Arunima Sinha is the first woman amputee to have scaled Mt Vinson.
Arunima Sinha, the first woman amputee to scale Mt Everest, has added another feather to her cap by successfully climbing Mt Vinson, the highest mountain in Antarctica.
Arunima had tweeted about her latest success on Thursday, 3 November, while also tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi in it.
"The wait is over... we are glad to share with you The World record... World's 1st woman amputee who climbed Mount Vinson (highest peak of Antarctica) has become to the name of our country India," she wrote on Twitter.
"Thank's to all for their blessings and pray Jai Hind."
PM Modi took to social media on Friday, 4 January, to congratulate Sinha on her recent feat.
Sinha is a former national level volleyball player.
In 2011, she was pushed from a running train while attempting to resist a gang of dacoits. One of her legs had to be amputated following the incident.
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