The video tweeted by PRO Defence Prayagraj has received over 41,000 views and many citizens appreciated Uniyal's effort
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India's Wing Commander Vikrant Uniyal scaled Mount Everest to mark 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' (75th year of Independence). After reaching the summit, the IAF officer sang India's national anthem. Uniyal's video was posted on Twitter by PRO Defence Prayagraj.
#NationalAnthem #JanaGanaMana at #MtEverest by #IAF Officer first time in Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav without mask! Wg Cdr Vikrant Uniyal raises the bar!! Dedicates Everest climb to Unsung #FreedomFighters🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳Jai Hind#Harkaamdeshkenaam#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav pic.twitter.com/t14rVxdSUS— PRO Defence Prayagraj (@PROdefprayagraj) May 30, 2022
In the short video, Uniyal along with fellow mountaineers is seen holding the Indian national flag and the Air Force flag. “On the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, we are holding the Indian national flag and Air Force flag on Mount Everest,” he says in the video.
The video tweeted by PRO Defence Prayagraj has received over 41,000 views and many citizens appreciated Uniyal's effort.
Proud to you Wg Cdr Vikrant Uniyal for hoisting the Tricolour on Mt Everest and enhancing glory of the Nation— IGNOU Dehradun (@DehradunIgnou) May 30, 2022
So proud moment for us. Jai Hind— Farrah Deebaa (@deebaa_farrah) May 30, 2022
Well done sir. So proud of you.— raj vihari (@viha3941) May 30, 2022