Poorna Malavath – The Youngest Girl To Successfully Climb Mt. Everest

 

Poorna Malavath is an Indian mountaineer from the district of Nizamabad, in the state of Telangana in South India. She is the best example for self motivation for girls in general. On 25th May 2014, Poorna in a successful manner scaled the highest peak of Mount Everest. At that time, she was aged 13 years and 11 months. This particular achievement marks her to become the youngest individual to have reached the summit of Everest.  It is to be remembered that she was companioned by Sandhana Palli Anand Kumar from the district of Khammam, in the state of Telangana in South India.

Poorna Malavath - The Youngest Girl To Successfully Climb Mt. Everest

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Poorna Malavath was born on 10th June 2000 in the village named Pakala, Sirkonda Mandal, in Nizamabad, in Telangana, in India. She completed her 9th class at Telangana Social Welfare Residential School. She was also a student of Mountaineering Institute located in Darjeeling, in the state of West Bengal before venturing on her climbing achievement. Poorna is popularly known for as the youngest person to climb Everest on Sunday at 6 am on 25th of May 2014. The major ascents were Mount Renock and Mount Everest.

Poorna’s Humble Background

It is to be noted that she belongs to a tribal family. Her father’s name is Devidas and mother’s name is Lakshmi. They are farm laborers. She joined for her education at Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society. Her special talent was immediately spotted by Dr. R S Praveen Kumar who is the secretary of the Society. In a successful manner, she was shortlisted along with a Dalit boy named Sadhanapalii Anand Kumar for Operation Everest. She along with her team wholeheartedly indulged in preparation for climbing Mount Everest with a lot of perfection. Initially, she trekked to mountains of Darjeeling and Ladakh.

Poorna’s Limelight comes with Strong Message

In the print and electronic media, the achievement of Poorna Malavath made headline as youngest girl to climb Everest. The nation was really proud of her achievement. She was personally appreciated by leaders, celebrities and VIP’s from within the nation and abroad. In the social media network, she was the talk of the town. People started searching for Mount Everest facts and information and shared among friends with her photos on the summit.

Some Facts Related to Poorna’s Mount Everest Feat:

  • They left a picture of B.R. Ambedkar who is regarded as the architect of India’s constitution, on the world’s highest peak.
  • Poorna and Anand belong to the Dalit community of Telangana.
  • They are pursuing their higher education at Gurukul Patashala.
  • They were selected from 150 students for this mission to Mount Everest.

There is a need to understand the facts about Everest

It is to be noted that Mt. Everest deaths 2015 also captured the attention of headlines after Poorna Malavath’s achievements in the print and electronic media. It is to be remembered that in order to understand her achievement, a person should be aware regarding facts about Everest and  its related all recorded achievements, failures, mishaps, controversies and trekking complication.

Conclusion

Poorna Malavath at her young age has shown the world that nothing is impossible for anyone. She is an inspiration for all and particularly for girls that with hard work, the aims of life can be achieved with the perfect blend of dedication and commitment in life. Her achievement is the best example that indicates hard work pays if indulged with wholehearted dedication and commitment in a successful manner. A 52-day long expedition before achieving her feat indicates her will-power to grab the best opportunity of life with hardship and pain. She passed a message to youth in general that no destination is unattainable for all those with a strong will under any situations, circumstances and conditions of life at large.

 

Written By: Sanjay Kumar Patra

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