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CM honours Arunima Sinha, the first amputee to climb Mt. Everest

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday honoured Arunima Sinha, the first amputee to climb Mount Everest. HT reports.

lucknow Updated: Jun 07, 2013 21:25 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday honoured Arunima Sinha, the first amputee to climb Mount Everest.

Chief minister handed over two cheques for an amount of Rs 25 lakh to Sinha at a function organised at her 5-Kalidas Marg residence in Lucknow.

These included a cheque of Rs 20 lakh from the state government and a cheque of Rs 5 lakh on behalf of the Samajwadi Party.

Chief minister said Sinha by her hard work and determination had climbed the Mount Everest and created a history.

First Published: Jun 07, 2013 21:23 IST