‘Tenzing Norgay National Award-2020 for Anita Kundu’

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This is the equivalent of the Arjuna Award. This honor is given to the selected sportsperson in  the presence of the Prime Minister by the hands of the President. It is given on the occasion of Sports Day on 29 August. In this a certificate with a memento is given.

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In a big news coming for Haryana, the celebrated mountaineer Anita Kundu has been selected for the Adventure’s biggest award “Tenzing Norgay National Award” by President of India.

Anita Kundu has been selected for the Tenzing Norgay National Award this time.

Seeing her illustrious achievements in mountaineering, her name was selected by the selection committee, on which Sports Minister Kirin Rijiju stamped on Anita’s name.

CM Haryana Manohar Lal congratulated Anita Kundu.

This is the equivalent of the Arjuna Award.

This honor is given to the selected sportsperson in  the presence of the Prime Minister by the hands of the President.

It is given on the occasion of Sports Day on 29 August. In this a certificate with a momento is given.

This time, it is being considered to increase the award from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh.

This is the biggest award given by the Government of India in the adventure sports of mountaineering.

Achievements

In 2009, she passed all courses from the basics of mountaineering to advanced ones.

She conquered Indian peaks of Satopanth, Kokstet.

On 18 May 2013, she conquered Mount Everest via Nepal side.

In 2015, the earthquake prevented her attempt to reach Mount Everest via China. After arriving at 22,500 feet, the expedition was canceled following a tragedy in which Anita had lost many of her mountaineering companions.

In 2017, again climbed Everest via the route of China and after a struggle of 60 days she conquered it on 21 May 2017.

She become the only woman mountaineer from India who conquered Mount Everest from both Nepal and China.

In 2018, she began the climb of the seven continents of the world and conquered Mount Everest of Asia, Kilimanjaro of Africa, Albuers of Europe, Vinson Massif of Antarctica, Akankaguwa of South America, Carstens Pyramid Peak of Australia.

On 27 September 2019, Mount Manasalu was the same height as Mount Everest was also conquered.

The massive funds for mountaineering expeditions are arranged for Anita Kundu by Rajya Sabha MP RK Sinha’s company SIS.

Sinha has adopted Anita as his daughter.

Anita is the brand ambassador of all his companies, schools, organizations, Hindustan News Group etc.

Awards

Haryana Government has conferred Nari Shakti Award, Kalpana Chawla Award on her.

Anita has been felicitated by several organizations, social groups.

She is also the brand ambassador of many universities, institutions.

Anita is also known as a motivational speaker along with being a mountaineer. She is invited in every corner of India respectfully.

BACKGROUND

Anita belongs to an ordinary farmer family. Her father died when she was just 13 years old, but she did not lose courage and continued her studies and games, learned to plow in the field, mastered the raising of animals.

Taught all hER younger siblings as well and Today became an inspiration for millions of youth.

Anita said that her mother and her uncle have a huge contribution in her success.

“My mother believed in me even in adversity, and my uncle always encouraged me to read and play”.
This award of mine comes under the category of bravery, I dedicate it to army personnel serving on the frontiers of the country. Because of which we are all safe”, she added.

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