ITANAGAR, May 26: Everester Muri Linggi called on Governor BD Mishra at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday.
During their interaction, the governor advised her to create awareness to eliminate suicide cases in the Idu Mishmi community.
Congratulating Linggi, Mishra stated , “By conquering Mount Everest, she has proved that our sisters and daughters are tough, courageous, adventurous, enterprising, and meritorious.”
He further added Linggi, being now a “youth icon,” must work for the uplift of the girl children in the state also advised her to become the face of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the Dulari Kanya Yojana (which aims to bring down infant mortality and to provide better care to expecting mothers).
Earlier, Linggi shared her experiences as well as her sketch of paragliding and adventure sports opportunities in Lower Dibang Valley.