Jharkhand’s son of the soil Susen Mahato conquers ‘Mt. Everest’

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Susen Mahato,has successfully climbed Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world, today at 7 in the morning.

Susen,44,is a part of the expedition team from India for Mt. Everest and is supported by Tata Steel as a rural youth.His success coincides with the 60th anniversary year of the first climb of the zenith of the world when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbed the peak on May 29, 1953.

Susen,hailing from Paharpur village in Rajnagar block of Saraikela Kharsawan District of Jharkhand, is accompanying Arunima for the expedition.

Susen has successfully undergone training and conditioning camp under Ms. Bachendri Pal, Chief, Tata Steel Adventure Foundation. He has earlier successfully scaled Mt Chhamser Kangri, 21,110 feet in 2012.

His association with Tata Steel Adventure Foundation dates back to 1998 when he participated in TSAF adventure sports like river rafting, hill walking and mountain-biking. Susen is supported by Tata Steel as a rural youth and is currently working with TSAF as an Instructor.

Arunima ,26, who is also a part of the expedition is doing well in her strong pursuit of climbing the peak and would become the first women amputee in India to successfully climb to the top, when she conquers it.

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