Double amputee Everest climber Budha Magar honoured


Kathmandu, May 30: CPN (Maoist Centre) has honoured Everest climber honoured Hari Budha Magar. The 43-year-old reached the top of the world's highest mountain on May 19, becoming the first double above-the-knee amputee to accomplish this feat.  

Party Vice-Chair Krishna Bahadur Mahara, honoured the climber, the ex-Gurkha army, amidst a programme organised today at the party central office, Parisdanda. It has been reported the climber is preparing to launch a 'world peace campaign' and in support of this initiative, Mahara pledged full assistance on behalf of the party. (RSS)

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