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Arunima Sinha awarded Amazing Indian Award

Feb 7, 2014 18:02 IST

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

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Who: Arunima Sinha

What: Amazing Indian Award

When: 6 February 2014

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