Everester Muri Linggi comes home to hero’s welcome

Everester Muri Linggi comes home to hero’s welcome

ROING, May 31: The people of Roing, the headquarters of Lower Dibang Valley district today welcomed Muri Linggi on her return amidst cheers and congratulations, after her successful conquest of Mount Everest on 14th May last.

Muri, during a reception organized in her honour, expressed her gratitude for all the support and encouragement she has been receiving from the people of the district. Narrating her experience, she said that worries and tension in the initial stages of her expedition had made her unwell, but the support and encouragement of her family and well-wishes kept her going. She said that she had never imagined getting such love and support from all.

Laeta Umbrey, former MP, congratulated Muri and said that it was a matter of pride for the people of the community that it had 2 Everesters and that the young generation should take inspiration from them.

Admiring the grit and determination of Muri, he said that many strive to conquer Everest but only few with perseverance and true strength succeed.

DC Mitali Namchoom said that Muri’s achievement is a great honour for LDV as she has become a role model for the daughters, mothers and women of the district. She has paved the way for others to follow suit, the DC added.

ZPC Sipi Elapra Linggi, IMCLS vice president Bishen Mepo and general secretary Rao Dele, DDSE Ego Doye and others also spoke commending Muri on her achievement. (DIPRO)

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