Two Mountaineers from Odisha Scale Mount Kilimanjaro

Bhubaneswar: Two mountaineers from Odisha Kusha Arlaba of Koraput district and and Lipika Seth of Bargarh district scaled the Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa.

Report said the duo had begun their expedition to scale the mountain in Tanzania on January 21 and reached the its peak at a height of 5,895 metres (19,341 feet) above the sea level after five days on January 26 and hoisted the tri-colour.

It was a great honour for the State to have such brave hearts and Odisha is Proud of them.

The two Odia mountaineers were accorded warm welcome after they arrived in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.



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