Mountaineer Kalpana Das’ Mortal Remains to Reach Bhubaneswar on Saturday

Bhubaneswar: The body of Odia mountaineer Kalpana Das is likely to reach in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. 

Her body was  reached Kathmandu yesterday. According to reports, post-mortem would be conducted on the body at a hospital in the capital city of Nepal on Friday before it is brought to Bhubaneswar via Delhi.

Kalpana died while descending the Mt. Everest on May 23. Kalpana, 49, was descending from the peak when she fell sick due to shortage of oxygen and was subsequently declared dead. Her death has been blamed on the ‘traffic jam’ of mountaineers near the peak.

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