President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off the seventh West Bengal Civilian Expedition to Mt. Everest by handing over the expedition flag to the leader of the expedition team at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.
The seventh West Bengal Civilian Expedition to Mt. Everest is an initiative of South Calcutta Mountain Lovers' Association and is part or their ongoing Silver Jubilee Celebration.
The Association was founded on May 1, 1987 with an objective to promote the environment movement and the spirit of adventure. (ANI)