New Delhi, June 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a group of 10 tribal students from Maharashtra, five of whom had successfully scaled the Mount Everest in May.
The students shared their experiences during the training and ascent of the world's highest peak.
Modi exhorted them to take up a sport and pursue it regularly. He felicitated all the members of the group.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir were present on the occasion.
The students were part of a team of the "Mission Shaurya" initiative of the Adivasi Vikas Vibhag of the Maharashtra government.