International Sagarmatha Day celebrated – South Asia Time

International Sagarmatha Day celebrated

 May 29, 2022  

The 15th International Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) Day was observed today at home and aboard by organizing various programs.

Each year, the Day is marked on the 29th of May commemorating the first successful human ascent of the world’s highest peak.

Two climbers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary had set a world history by reaching atop of the peak on May 29 on 1953. Back home, the Day is celebrated on Jeth 15 in the lunar calendar each year as the Sagarmatha Day and this coincides with Republic Day as well. (RSS)