Four Himalayan peaks near Gangotri glacier of Uttarkashi district have been named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Located near Sudarshan and Saifi peaks in Raktvan valley, the peaks have been named Atal-1, 2, 3 and 4.
The peaks are located at 6,557m, 6,566m, 6,160m and 6,100m on the right flank of Gangotri glacier. The team, which returned after the climb, had hoisted the national tricolor on each of the peaks.
Source- Hindustan Times
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- Sabarmati Ghat, Gujrat has been renamed as ‘Atal Ghat’.
- The new capital of Chhattisgarh, Naya Raipur, has been renamed as ‘Atal Nagar’.