Surgeon couple from Gujarat made history by climbing Mount Everest . They are the first Indian doctor couple to summit the world's highest peak .
KATHMANDU (KATHMANDU) — A surgeon couple from Gujarat made history on Friday by climbing Mount Everest as the first Indian doctor couple to do so, while another Indian climber climbed the world's fourth-highest peak without using extra oxygen, according to Nepals media.On Friday, Dr Hemant Lalitchandra Leuva and his partner Dr Surbhiben Hemant Leuva stood atop the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) summit, becoming the first Indian doctor couple to summit the world's highest peak, according to Rishi Bhandari, Managing Director of Satori Adventure.Hemant is a professor of surgery at NHL Municipal Medical College and his wife serves as chief medical officer for Gujarat Vidyapith.The couple, who were incarcerated in Ahmedabad at various hospitals, made it to the summit of Mt Everest with the aim of preserving the environment, according to The Himalayan Times.Rigzin, 41, is the first Indian climber to reach Mt.Annapurna without using supplemental oxygen.On April 28, he climbed Mt.Annapurna. On Thursday, Baljeet Kaur, a 27-year-old Indian woman climber from Himalayan Pradesh, set a record of conquering two mountain peaks in Nepal over 8,000 meters in two weeks.Kaur climbed Mt.At 4:20 a.m. on Thursday morning (local time), Kanchenjunga (8,586 meters).She had climbed Mt.etna On April 28, Annapurna I (8,091 meters) will be completed. Hundreds of seasoned climbers and Sherpa guides will attempt to reach Mt.Nicolas, the highest peak in the United States.When the weather conditions in the Himalayan peaks are the most conducive to scaling, Everest takes place in May.