Ms. Arunima Sinha bagged Amazing Indian Award 2014

Ms Arunima Sinha bagged with Amazing Indian Award by the Vice President of India, Mr. Hamid Ansari, for scaling Mount Everest despite being physically challenged.

  • Ms. Sinha is the first Indian amputee who scales the Mount Everest on May, 2013. She is a former national volleyball and football player from Uttar Pradesh.
  • She lost her right leg in 2011 after being thrown off a moving train.  Two years later she stood on the peak of the Mount Everest with an artificial leg and an indomitable spirit to achieve the unimaginable. 

Note: The Amazing Indian Award was instituted by Times Now channel in September 2012. TIMES NOW is India’s No. 1 English news channel that is devoted to providing pure and relevant news to its viewers around the clock.

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