C’garh Mountaineer Rahul Gupta meets President at New Delhi

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Apr 2018 13:47:37


Staff Reporter,


Mountaineer Rahul Gupta, paid a courtesy call on President Ramnath Kovind in New Delhi on Wednesday. Surguja MP Kamal Bhan Singh and  several prominent personalities were also present. MP Kamabhan Singh introduced Rahul Gupta to the President. Rahul Gupta is a resident of Ambikapur in district Surguja and is an expert mountaineer. President Kovind presented Rahul Gupta a National Tricolour for his upcoming expedition of Mount Everest. President also wished him success in the endeavour. 

It is worth mentioning here that mountaineer Rahul Gupta is on the Mount Everest expedition and ahead of initiating his expedition met the President on Wednesday. He had participated in several mountain expeditions during past five years in India and abroad and was awarded many a times. He climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Mount Albus in Russia. He made a vain attempt to climb Mount Everest in the year 2015, but had to cancel the expedition due to earthquake in Nepal after climbing 8,300 metres.