Watch: Father-daughter duo from Gurugram scales Everest

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: May 17, 2018, 09:46 PM(IST)

Gurugram based Ajeet Bajaj and Deeya Bajaj became the first Indian father-daughter duo to climb Mount Everest.The duo accomplishing the feat in a month's time. Photograph:( WION )

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The duo started their journey on April 16 and accomplished the feat in a month's time

A father-daughter duo is making headlines for successfully scaling world's highest mountain, Everest. Ajit and Diya Bajaj, from Haryana's Gurugram, created history after successfully summiting the peak yesterday. 

The duo started their journey on April 16 and accomplished the feat in a month's time. 53-year old Ajit Bajaj is also the first Indian to ski to the North Pole and the South Pole within a year in 2006.

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Diya Bajaj is the recipient of best trainee award after her course from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering in 2012.

On Monday, a double-amputee man from China successfully made to the summit of the Everest in his fifth attempt.

69-year-old, Xia Boyu, lost his legs almost four decades back to frostbite at the age of 25. 

Boyu lived his long-cherished dream earlier on Monday around 8.30 am Nepal time. He summited the 8,848-metre peak from the Nepalese side. 

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