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UK’s University Honours First Lady Amputee From India Who Climbed Mount Everest

To archive something in her life, Sinha decided to reach the peak of Mount Everest when she was recovering from injuries. To make her dream true, Sinha later trained with Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb the world’s highest peak.

By: Radhakrishna N S

Indian and the first woman amputee who reached the peak of the Mount Everest, Arunima Sinha has been made an honorary Doctor of UK’s University of Strathclyde on Tuesday (6). Arunima received the honour at a graduation ceremony in Glasgow for her inspirational achievements in mountaineering. Her honorary doctorate degree also recognises her charitable work through the Arunima Foundation, which functions with an objective to empower women, physically challenged in India. The foundation also seeks to improve the socioeconomic condition of the weaker sections of the society. Sinha is a former Indian national volleyball team member. Her left leg amputated…

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