Aparna Kumar from UP conquers highest peak in Antarctica

Aparna Kumar

Lucknow: Aparna Kumar, an IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre has successfully climbed the Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in Antarctica, an official said on Wednesday.

She climbed the 17,000-feet-high peak of the Mount Vinson Massif on January 17.

Along with the Indian tri-color, Kumar also hoisted the Uttar Pradesh Police flag on the mountain peak.

She is the first woman officer of any All-India Services to have done so.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has congratulated her for the feat.(IANS)(Photo: www.sportskeeda.com)