Share
 
Comments

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today met the surviving members of India's first successful expedition to Mt. Everest. Members of this team had successfully scaled Mt. Everest for the first time exactly 50 years ago, on May 20th, 1965. The Prime Minister also met the next of kin of the deceased members of the expedition.

Captain M.S. Kohli, Col. N Kumar, Shri Gurdial Singh, Maj HPS Ahluwalia, Shri CP Vohra, Shri Sonam Wangyal, Shri GS Bhangu, Brig Mulk Raj, and Dr. Lala Telang are the nine surviving members, who called on the Prime Minister today.

Interacting with the team members, the Prime Minister congratulated them for their historic achievement, and recalled that he too, had been one of the crores of Indians who had been greatly inspired by their feat, 50 years ago.

The Prime Minister also released the book, "The Great Himalayan Climb" on the occasion.

Modi Govt's #7YearsOfSeva
Explore More
It is now time to leave the 'Chalta Hai' attitude & think of 'Badal Sakta Hai': PM Modi

Popular Speeches

It is now time to leave the 'Chalta Hai' attitude & think of 'Badal Sakta Hai': PM Modi
PM Modi highlights M-Yoga app in International Yoga Day address. Here's all you need to know

Media Coverage

PM Modi highlights M-Yoga app in International Yoga Day address. Here's all you need to know
...

Nm on the go

Always be the first to hear from the PM. Get the App Now!
...
We must make efforts to ensure reach of yoga in every corner of the world: PM Modi
June 21, 2021
Share
 
Comments

The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi has called upon yoga acharyas, and yoga pracharaks and everyone connected with yoga work to ensure that yoga reaches every corner of the world. He was speaking on the occasion of Seventh International Yoga Day.

Quoting from Gita, The Prime Minister said we need to continue moving on the collective journey of yoga as yoga has solution for everyone. Freedom from sufferings is yoga and it helps everyone, said the Prime Minster.

Noting the growing popularity and people’s interest in yoga the Prime Minister said, it is important that yoga reaches to every person while keeping intact its foundation and core. Yoga acharyas and all of us should contribute in this task of taking yoga to everyone, said the Prime Minister.