Aparna Kumar completes South Pole expedition, gets praised by Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Yet another major achievement for the Indian women as Aparna Kumar has become the first woman IPS DIG and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officer to successfully complete the South Pole expedition.

Aparna Kumar was able to successfully reach the South Pole after covering 111 kilometres of walking on snow.

It need be mentioned that she has already scaled the top six mountain peaks of the six continents of the globe.

Ms Kumar reached the South Pole on January 13 where she unfurled the National and ITBP flags.

The ITBP officials welcomed Ms Kumar at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and her achievement was hailed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.

Aparna Kumar is a 2002 batch UP Cadre IPS officer, who has been posted at the Northern Frontier Headquarters of ITBP in Dehradun.

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