Time after time the women of this country are setting an example for the younger generations to follow. It won’t be wrong to say that a woman is a synonym for strength and courage, there is hardly anything on this planet, which a woman can’t do. One such example of resilience is Tashi Yangjom. A 27-year-old woman mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh, Tashi Yangjom has climbed the world’s highest peak in May 2021.
The Mountaineering Journey Of Tashi Yangjom
On May 11, 2021, at 6:00 Tashi Yangjom who belongs to the Lubrang village in Dirang tehsil of West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh, reached Mount Everest and registered her name among the list of few other women mountaineers who have managed to accomplish the same task before her.
Tashi had started her journey of climbing the peak of Mt Everest on 4th April 2021. As soon as, the news of her scaling the peak started making rounds, people from all walks of life took to their social media accounts and started congratulating the young climber.
Reactions On The Success
Kiren Rijiju, Union Sports Minister, commented on Tashi’s accomplishment and tweeted, “I extend my heartiest congratulations to Ms Tashi Yangjom from Arunachal Pradesh for scaling Mt. Everest and becoming the first Indian woman climber to Everest in 2021.”
The chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu also extended his wishes and tweeted, “Congratulations Ms. Tashi Yangjom for scaling Mt. Everest and becoming the first Indian lady climber to Summit Everest this Season. Regular Training at @DirangNimas has made her a strong mountaineer with blitzkrieg speed,” he wrote.
The total height of the Everest peak which Tashi has conquered is about 29,000 which is the highest point on this planet. Despite facing all sorts of problems because of the covid 19 pandemic, Tashi didn’t lose hope and continued on her journey to reach the top of Mt Everest.
Things To Know About Tashi Yangjom
Tashi is a trained mountaineer who has learned the skills of mountaineering from the National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS) in Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh. NIMAS is considered one of the country’s best institutes for providing sports training.
Tashi is now an instructor at NIMAS, sharing her experience with a leading publication of scaling the highest peak in the world she said, “I’m very happy, I always wanted to wave the Indian flag at the top of Mt Everest and I’m very thankful for the support and financial help I received,” she said.
Tashi Yangjom is an inspiration for many such women and the younger generation who want to achieve big in their lives but often give up because of the hardships they have to face in their journey.
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