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Five-member Uttarakhand police team climb Mt. Everest, creates history

Uttarakhand police created history when 5 members of Uttarakhand police team on Sunday successfully climbed Mount Everest, which is world’s tallest peak located in Nepal. With this feat, Uttarakhand police becomes first ever state police in the country to climb world’s highest peak. The 15-member police mountaineering team, led by Inspector General of Police (IG) Sunjay Gujyal, was flagged off by chief minister Trivendra Rawat of March 29 from Dehradun.

The team consisting of 5 Uttarakhand police members successfully reached the summit at around 8 AM on Sunday morning. and became the first state police from India to summit Mount Everest. The members who successfully scaled mount Everest were Manoj Joshi, Bijender Kudiyal, Suryakant Uniyal, Parveen Chauhan and Yogesh Rawat. CM Trivendra Singh Rawat also congratulated them on their efforts.

The successful expedition of Uttarakhand police to Mount Everest will not only boost the morale of the police personnel but also motivate police force to deal effectively with difficult situation in inaccessible areas, especially during the time of a disaster.

Inputs from Times of India,

Original article by Gaurav Talwar