Guwahati, September 12, 2019:
A team from Bodoland successfully scaled an unnamed peak in Himachal Pradesh near Baralacha Pass. The peak that was scaled was 6,1111 meters (or 20,166 feet).
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The expedition was organized by the Adventure NGO from Kokrajhar. The team members, Dr Jagadish Basumatary, Langwa Basumatary, and Fungkha Brahma unfurled the Indian tricolor flag, the expedition flag, and the traditional Bodo scarf, aronai, on September 9, at around 2 pm.
It was a part of the Bodoland to Mount Everest Mission 2019, as a preparation for scaling the tallest peak in the world.
As soon as Mount Everest was crowned the world’s tallest mountain, people inevitably had to climb it. And just as inevitably, many of them failed. While more than 2,200 people have succeeded, nearly 200 have lost their lives attempting the climb.
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