Mizo girl felicitated in Silchar for ascent to Mt Everest

SILCHAR, Sept 8: Lalrintluangi, a young girl from Mizoram, was accorded warm reception and felicitation by the Alumni Association of Adhar Chand Higher Secondary School of this town on the occasion of its platinum jubilee celebration at Banga Bhawan recently. A two day festival for the event was organized by the Association, recalling the glorious history and also the academic achievements of one of the premier and reputed schools in south Assam. It is also one of the oldest institutions in the state of Assam. It was also the occasion to felicitate the Mizo girl for her remarkable feat of climbing the Mt. Everest.
The Association while appreciating the guts and gusto of Lalrintluangi described her as a girl of exceptional grit and determination to scale the highest mountain peak in the world. It was also the occasion to remember the two pioneer mountaineers, Hillary and Tenzing, who were the first in the world to exhibit their dedicated efforts to overcome all strides and reach the pinnacle of success. It were they who set the best example of single minded devotion and a set goal to achieve the impossible.
Though in this age of advanced gadgets and also equipments to acclimatize a mountaineer with the rough and tough weather conditions and terrain, it was really commendable on the part of a girl from the remote state of Mizoram to do something memorable for her and also for the north east as a whole, pointed out Sankar Chakraborty, president of the Association. The Association felt through this felicitation to Lalrintluangi, youth of this region could get inspiration and also set their goal for achieving something great. It was with this objective that Lalrintluangi and her family members were brought to Silchar.
In order to make her feel at home and one among all, she was given the distinction of being a guest of honour along with Swami Satyasthanandaji of Ramkrishna Mission, Ramani Sinha, veteran teacher, P K Nath, principal of the School, Sankar Chakravarty, president, and Asamanjas Biswas, secretary, of Alumni Association, to light the auspicious candle. The packed audience of the Banga Bhawan was enlightened in a very lucid and vivid manner the track and the climb of Lalrintluangi to the peak.
To make her stay memorable, she was offered a bouquet, memento, gifts, cash reward of Rs.5000 and garlanded. She was also applauded and cheered up by the District Sports Association and Explorer Club of this town. She was felicitated to the wide applaud of the audience. The platinum jubilee celebration was enlivened and brought alive with the release of a well enriched souvenir to commemorate the occasion and also a colourful cultural function. It was pleasant to see together the past students, many of them serving and settled outside Barak Valley. (Source: SentinelAssam)

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