Awards energize us to excel but Padma Shri means responsibility – Anshu Jamsenpa
Anshu dedicates her Padma Shri award to Indian Mountaineering Foundation and the mountaineering fraternity of India.
26th Jan 2021, Guwahati:
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Dr. Anshu Jamsenpa – Indian mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh who scaled World’s highest peak Mount Everest five times that too twice in a record shortest time of 5 days have been conferred Padma Shri by Government of India on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day.
She will be ceremonially decorated with Padma Shri award along with other awardees by the President of India in a function which will be held in Rastrapati Bhawan New Delhi at a later date.
Reacting on being conferred Padmashri Anshu Jamsenpa said, ”Awards energizes sportspersons to excel but being decorated with Padma Shri means Responsibility’. I humbly accept the award which is one of the country’s one of the highest civilian award bestowed on me for my accomplishments as a mountaineer. I especially thank Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji, Chief Minister Pema Khandu Ji and Union Youth Affairs & Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Ji for this rare recognition and honour.
I also acknowledge the continuous support received from my instructors, sponsors, family members and well-wishers for my accomplishments.”, she says.