Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to social media to congratulate amputee mountaineer Arunima Sinha for climbing the Mount Vinson successfully, which is Antarctica’s highest mountain.
PM Modi wrote on his official Twitter handle, reads: “Excellent! Congratulations to @sinha_arunima for scaling new heights of success.”
He further continued that “She is the pride of India, who has distinguished herself through her hard work and perseverance. Wishing her the very best for her future endeavours.”
Arunima Sinha is the first woman amputee to scale Mt. Everest, had further tagged PM Modi while tweeted her latest success yesterday.
Ms. Sinha wrote, “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.”
“Thank’s to all for their blessings and pray Jai Hind,” added she.
She is a former national-level volleyball player. Ms. Sinha in 2011 was pushed from a running train while attempted to resist a gang of dacoits. One of Ms. Sinha’s leg had to be amputated following the incident.