|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Aug 9: Ambreen Fatima and Namrita Katoch of Mountaineering Association of J&K left today for Delhi to join a mountaineering expedition to Swargarohini peak (20512 ft) being organized by NCC in Garhwal Himalaya. They are among the 20 girls selected from throughout the country for this expedition.
Earlier, Mountaineering Association of J&K organized a farewell function at KL Saigal Hall, Abhinav Theatre, Jammu for the two budding mountaineers Ambreen Fatima and Namrita Katoch. However, Namrita Katoch, because of her earlier commitments, could not attend the function and was, as such, telephonically wished all the best for the success of the expedition.
Prominent persons among others present on the occasion included Ram Khajuria, Secretary Mountaineering Association of J&K, Everester & Kangchenjunga summiteer Nirmal Kumar, Rahul Sharma, Chairman Sprawling Buds ICSE School, Bantalab, Jammu: Arti Sharma, Principal, Apple Kids International Pre School, Bantalab; Shivani Charak, an international sport climber, Sumit Khajuria, a highly trained veteran mountaineer and Sakshi Magotra, a trained mountaineer and a local sport climbing Judge.