How Bachendri Pal Became The First Indian Woman To Climb Mount Everest
11, Dec 2019, 5:18 PM IST
On May 23, 1984, Bachendri Pal became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. In 1990, she was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for her achievement. Later, she led expeditions in 1993, 1994 and 1997 with a team comprising of only women in Indo-Nepalese Women's Mount Everest Expedition, The Great Indian Women's Rafting Voyage and First Indian Women Trans-Himalayan Expedition. In this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer, let's take a look at a few lesser known aspects of Bachendri Pal’s life, which we think every Indian must know.