Recently, Haryana's Shivangi Pathak who is mere 16 years old, made India proud after she became youngest Indian to climb Mount Everest. And now a week later another Indian woman has created a new record. Sangeeta Bahl who is 53 years old has become the oldest Indian woman to climb the Mount Everest. Sangeeta who is a former model and an entrepreneur form Jammu and Kashmir has also climbed six highest mountain ranges before the Everest. https://www.facebook.com/Sangeetasbahl/posts/10155857118367054 Even Sangeeta's husband Ankur Bahl had climbed the highest peak two years ago in 2016. The couple had pledged to climb the 7 highest peaks located in the 7 continents of the world. And now it seems to have got fulfilled. It was Sangeeta's second attempt before this she had to abandon her first attempt due to high-altitude sickness. She wrote on her Facebook,
I just returned to Kathmandu after my epic climb to Mount Everest. Wish to thank each one of you who have supported me through your prayers, wishes and constant goodwill.https://www.facebook.com/Sangeetasbahl/posts/10155862042482054 Even PM Modi took it to his 'Mann Ki Baat' sharing about the latest development and congratulating Sangeeta. https://www.facebook.com/Sangeetasbahl/posts/10155864225297054 Reportedly, Sangeeta scaled the Everest with help of two sherpas. The Everest stands to be an 8,848-metre high peak.