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Strong yet encouraging, Bachendri Pal is an example to women across India, showing us how to challenge ourselves and achieve unimaginable heights (literally). Her persona and palpable willingness to accept life as a challenge can leave you mesmerised. In a tete-a-tete with iDiva.com, the mountaineer who became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1984, talks about the struggles and joys of mountaineering as well as promoting it as a career for women in India.

Bachendri Pal is an Indian mountaineer, who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest

Bachendri Pal is an Indian mountaineer, who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.She is the woman who changed the value of woman in the Indian history and marked her name to the book of world records as the first Indian woman mountaineer who climbed the highest peak of the Mount Everest in world. #IndiaUnveiled

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Bachendri Pal is the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest in 1984. The same year, she was awarded with Padma Shree. In 1985, she made a group of women for an Indo-Nepalese Everest Expedition, which successfully created seven world records and set an example for Indian mountaineering. In 1994, she led an all women team of rafters, which coursed through the waters of the river Ganges and covered 2,500 km from Haridwar to Kolkata.

Despite various setbacks in her life Bachendri Pal has always marched towards attaining her goals. She is a live example of that 'dreams always come true, if you believe in them'. Varuna D Jani respects her and she wishes that under her guidance we have many other women making our nation proud.

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is all set to play Bachendri Pal in a film to be directed by Hansal Mehta. Bachendri Pal, a mountaineer, became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1984. To know more visit www.biscoot.com

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