Mountaineer Nitish Singh welcomed by his friends and family with full zeal and zest. (Photo/ANI)
Mountaineer Nitish Singh welcomed by his friends and family with full zeal and zest. (Photo/ANI)

Gorakhpur boy unfurls national flag at Africa's highest mountain

ANI | Updated: Feb 02, 2021 08:19 IST


Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), February 2 (ANI): Mountaineer Nitish Singh from Gorakhpur unfurled the national flag at Mount Kilimanjaro peak, the highest mountain in the African continent.

He scaled a height of 5,895 meters above sea level and unfurled the Indian tricolor flag at the mountain on January 26. "People have supported me to overcome difficulties. Now I aim to scale the top seven highest peaks of the world," he said.
"I have also raised a flag for the transgender community for supporting me in my journey," he added.
He said that it took him three days to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. (ANI)

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