Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest woman to scale Mt Everest

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 18, 2018, 08:20 PM IST

A file photo of Shivangi Pathak. Photograph:(Twitter)

India's Shivangi Pathak has become youngest women of the country to scale world's highest peak, Mt Everest from Nepal Side.

Sixteen-year-old girl from Haryana has registered her name as the youngest woman to scale the world's highest peak on Thursday.

Born in a small town Hisar, Haryana, Shivangi climbed the Mt Everest with a moto that women could overcome every possible obstacle to achieve their goals.

While interacting with the media, Shivangi said that she inspired by Arunima Sinha, who was the first Indian amputee to scale the nearly 29,000 ft peak.

She also had said once that she wants to fulfill her childhood dream and also aims to conquer every mountain on this beautiful planet.

In 2014, 13-year-old Malavath Poorna from India had climbed Mt Everest from Tibet side and became the youngest girl in the world to the summit at Everest.

Meanwhile, two more mountaineers from India, Bhagwan Chawale and Prajit Pardesi have also successfully scaled tallest peak on the earth.