The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) felicitated Everesters Shri Taka Tamut and Shri Kishon Tekseng at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 3rd July 2018. Shri Tamut and Shri Tekseng scaled the world’s highest peak Mount Everest on 24th May 2018.
The Governor appreciated the duo for their daring and adventurous spirit. He said that they have displayed the sporting potential of the youth of the State.
The Governor expressed his concern about the mortal remains of climbers on the slopes of Mount Everest. He said that he would be writing to the Union Minister of External Affairs of India for taking up the issue at the highest level in the world forum and he hoped that there would be an initiative from the world leaders to retrieve those human bodies to give them, at the End of Their Day, a ‘Respectable Destination’.
Shri Tamut and Shri Tekseng shared their experiences of the expedition in great detail with the Governor.