Indian mountaineer Bhawna Dehariya has successfully scaled Mount Kosciuszko, the highest mountain peak in Australia. Also Read - Australia: Coronavirus Cases Rise to 4,800, Death Toll Touches 21
Dehariya, who last year scaled Mount Everest, successfully summit the 2,228-metres Mount Kosciuszko on Monday. Also Read - Australian PM Announces $130 bn Package to Support Wages as Coronavirus Deaths Reach 18
“I did my summit of Australia on the occasion of Holi. I feel fortunate enough that I celebrated two biggest festivals of India at the mountain peaks,” she said. Also Read - On This Day: Australia Crowned Five-Time World Champions
Dehariya had scaled Mount Kilimanjaro on the occasion of Diwali on November 27th, last year.
Dehariya, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, thanked Chief Minister Kamal Nath for supporting and motivating her to climb the summit.