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Constable becomes fifth Arunachalee to scale Mt Everest

PTI  Itanagar, July 21, 2013
First Published: 17:22 IST(21/7/2013) | Last Updated: 17:24 IST(21/7/2013)

Much to the delight of the people of Arunachal Pradesh, another native conquered Mount Everest in the same month as Anshu Jamsenpa, a mother of two, who scaled the mountain peak for the third time in May, and became the fifth person from the state to achieve such a feat.


Tame Bagang, a Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) head constable now posted at Uttarakhand, conquered the world's highest peak on May 21 to become the fifth Arunachalee to scale Everest, official sources said here today.

Bagang was one of the members SSB expedition team to scale Mount Everest.

The team led by its commander Somit Joshi, reached the peak at about 9.45 am on May 21 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the paramilitary force, also coinciding with the diamond jubilee of the first successful climb on the highest peak by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on May 29, 1953.

Tapi Mra, Anshu Jamsenpa, Tine Mena and Nima Lama have already achieved this feat.

During the third week of May, Anshu Jamsenpa and Nima Lama from Arunachal Pradesh were the members of first NE Mount Everest Expedition team who successfully scaled the world's highest peak.

While Anshu created a record for conquering the peak for the third time, Lama became the fourth Arunachalee to scale it.

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