Leo Pargial. A 10-man team from the National Corps of Cadets (of India) was led by Major Kiran Kumar. The peak was climbed on September 27 by deputy leader Captain Lakhan Singh, four cadets and two non-commissioned officers. On the following day Major Kumar reached the summit along with three cadets and two NCOs. A third attempt was proposed, but the details are not known.
Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club