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Indian Everest climber posted fake photos2016-07-04 10:10:45


Department of Tourism Nepal under Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has started the investigation of the reality of claims made Indian police couple who have been claiming that they got the world’s highest peak Mt Everest (8848m).

In order to claim certificates from depart of Tourism the Indian couple named Dinesh Chandrakant Rathod and his wife Tarkeshwori Chandrakant Bhelerao from Maharastha of India decorated the pictures on the top with them and submitted informing they had reached the top in the last spring season.

The Director General of Department of Tourism (DoT) mentioned that the investigation has started and Department of Tourism has asked the expedition operator company to give written clarification within 24 hours asking why the company summit certificates to the Rathod’s by posting duplicate photographs.

Indorsing their claims of having climbed the peak in the early morning of May 23rd, DoT awarded this two Indian with government certificates on June 10. The photo proof by Indian couple was found faked after the satyarup Siddhantha, a mountaineer from Banglore, accused the couple of plagiarizing his summit pictures while the Bengaluru climber scaled the highest mountain on may 21.

Makalu Adventure treks applied the summit certificates to these Indians at Department of Tourism. This company first has to clarify its reason of fake photos. According to the Director General of Department of Tourism they also strongly inquire climbing Sherpa and Liaison officer too. He made sure that the pictures provided by Dinesh and his wife to Dot is fake.

Source: The Himalayan Times

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