Anjali Sharma conquer Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, wearing Luanchari
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Dharamshala's daughter Anjali Sharma has brought glory to Himachal and the country by conquering Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro peak wearing a Gaddi dress (Luanchadi).
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She has become the first girl from India to scale Mount Kilimanjaro in Gaddi costume.
Anjali Sharma is working to promote Gaddi culture on the peaks of the mountains.
Earlier, at the age of 15, Anjali had conquered the peak of 5289 meters in the first attempt.
She has also conquered Hanuman Tibba and Pahar Deo with a height of 6001 meters.
Lunachari is a traditional dress of Himachal Pradesh.
Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s tallest mountain and the world’s largest free-standing mountain.
It is located in Tanzania, has an elevation of 5,895 meters (19,340 ft) and is the highest peak on the African continent.
The mountain is a snow-capped volcano.
It is also called a stratovolcano (a term for a very large volcano made of ash, lava, and rock).
It is made up of three cones: Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira.
It was included as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
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