PM hands over tricolour to divyang mountaineer

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday handed over the tricolour flag to Arunima Sinha, marking the beginning of her expedition to Mount Vinson, Antarctica.

Sinha, the first female divyang to climb Mount Everest, called on the Prime Minister here and apprised him of her upcoming mountaineering expedition to Antarctica.

Modi lauded her impressive achievements and extended his best wishes for her latest venture.

Sinha had earlier conquered the highest peaks in five continents, becoming the first female divyang to achieve the feat.