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Asia, India–Kumaon and Garhwal, Bhagirathi II

Bhagirathi II. A 26-member team from the Indian Special Frontier Force was led by Colonel H.B.S. Phokela. They set up Base Camp at Nandandan on May 11 and Advance Base in a bowl below Vasuki Parbat on May 17. Six members set out from there on May 20 and gained the summit. Another group, including a girl, summited on May 23.

Kamal K. Guha, Editor, Himavanta, India