Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Assamese mountaineers Bhaskar Baruah and Jayanta Nath conquer Mt Kanchenjunga, unfurls tricolour and gamosa

First Published: 25th May, 2023 15:23 IST

CM Sarma congratulated the mountaineer duo and wrote, "We are honoured to have supported this endeavour. My congratulations to the Mountaineers and AMA,"

Two mountaineers from Assam–Bhaskar Baruah and Jayanta Nath made the state as well as the nation proud by successfully climbing Mount Kanchenjunga, 3rd highest mountain peak today at around 7. 15 am. To make the moment special, the duo unfurled the tricolour and the traditional Assamese gamosa at the peak.

Making this accomplishment a historic milestone, Assam Mountaineering Association (AMA) has become the first organisation from the Northeast to have this unique distinction, said Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

CM Sarma congratulated the mountaineer duo and wrote, “We are honoured to have supported this endeavour. My congratulations to the Mountaineers and AMA.”

President Droupadi Murmu had flagged off the Mt Kanchenjunga Expedition-2023 in April this year handed over the national flag and the symbolic ice-axe baton to the leader of the seven-member team of the Assam Mountaineering Association Manas Barua.

President Murmu had also conveyed her best wishes to the seven-member team and expressed her confidence that the expedition would be a great success and serve as an example for future mountaineers to scale even higher heights.

The team also included medical officer Dr. Jagadish Basumatary, deputy leader Upen Chakraborty, Koushik Das, and Shekhar Bordoloi in addition to Bhaskar Baruah, Jayanta Nath, and Manas Barua.

Also Read : Assam: Elephant stuck in Brahmaputra river for nearly 100 hours, forest dept yet to rescue the jumbo

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
LS polls: This big, fat Assam family has nearly 350 voters!

With nearly 350 voters, the family of the late Ron Bahadur Thapa of Phuloguri Nepali Paam in Assam’s Sonitpur district is one of the largest that to exercise their franchise in Assam during the opening phase of polling for the Lok Sabha, on April 19. The district falls within the ambit of the Rangapara assembly […]

15th April 2024
Banner
Assam CM Sarma calls BJP manifesto ‘comprehensive list of PM Modi’s guarantees’

While, in its election manifesto - 'Sankalp Patra', BJP has vowed to implement the Union Civil Code (UCC), maintain peace in the Northeast, among other key poll promises.

14th April 2024
Banner
Assam: Woman arrested for physically torturing minor housemaid in Dibrugarh

The victim is now with the Dibrugarh Child Line authorities

14th April 2024
Banner
Assam: Forest personnel accidentally shoots man while chasing rhino

It may be mentionmed here that the rhino, after straying out of Kaziranga National Park, had attacked a local, injuring him seriously.

13th April 2024
Banner
Assam: Fmr AKRSU president Arun Rai and 31 others join UPPL

Many others will also join the party soon, said Arun Rai.

12th April 2024