The Fact News Service
Kapurthala, July 14
Exhibition galleries are being set up at the District Administrative Complex Kapurthala for photographs taken by Sarabraj, XEN PWD during his mission to climb Mount Everest. Sarabraj is serving as Executive Engineer in Punjab PWD.
These pictures were released today by the Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Deepti Uppal so that they could be displayed in various galleries in the District Administrative Complex to convey the message of health care and integration with nature.
Apart from climbing various peaks at the international level with hard physical work since 2010, Sarabraj has also won many international awards. He competing physical strength competitions in 2010 when he was tempted to climb to the top and show his physical strength in international competitions.
He won the title of ‘Iron Man’ in a competition organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, Florida (USA) in Malaysia in 2019, for which he get training of 7 months. He completed the triathlon sports in 16 hours which included 3.86 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42 km running.
“Just as people find peace in visiting places of worship, so he find solace in mountain peaks,” he says.
He also climbed the highest peak in the Leh Range Stock Kangri besides highest peak Kili Manjaro in Tanzania at African continent in 2017. He also recently spent 20 hours in the Death Zone at 8500 meters of Mount Everest and captured the entire tour on camera.
The Deputy Commissioner while setting up a gallery of his pictures said that it would inspire others to take care of their health and exercise. It may be recalled that Shri Sarabraj was also honored by the Punjab Government on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji alongwith 550 prominent Punjabi personalities in the world.