Arunima Sinha received Amazing Indian Award on 6 February 2014.The award was given by the Vice President of India, M Hamid Ansari. She was awarded for scaling Mount Everest despite being physically challenged.
The Amazing Indian Award was instituted by Times Now channel in September 2012.
About Arunima Sinha
• Sinha is the first Indian amputee to conquer Mount Everest on 21 may 2013
• Sinha scaled the 8848 metre-high summit of the world’s highest peak on 21 May 2013
• Sinha is a former national volleyball and football player from Uttar Pradesh