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Climbers bring more pride

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Assam has reasons to smile. Two youths bring pride for the state after they scaled the Mount Everest on Saturday.
The first North East Indian Mount Everest expedition has scaled the final summit for Mt. Everest from the Everest Base camp. The team comprising 22 members from the region ensured the landmark victory at 5-30 in morning.
The North Eastern Council and the Manipur Government sponsored the team consisting entirely of climbers from the region have Tarun Saikia and Manish Kumar Deka from Assam.

 The team reached Camp-III on May 15 which is located 24,000 feet above the sea level. The 11 climbers who reached Camp-III are N Ching-khein-ganba from Manipur, Kazi Sherpa from Sikkim, Ansu Jam-senpa from Arunachal Pradesh, A Robert from Manipur, N Bidyapati from Manipur, Wansuk Myr-thong  from Meghalaya, Nima Lama from Arunachal Pradesh, Anand Gurung from Sikkim and David Zohmang from Mizoram.

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