We returned safely. Though Keshav had fainted at Marsimik La and had to be evacuated quickly, he recovered fully in two days’ time while Vinod, the technician, was able to join us only when we were on our way back. Mogliswaran, our Liaison Officer, joined his regiment back in Leh after the expedition. He received his promotion orders when we got to Tang Tse. The NDTV crew, Robert and Vinod, flew back from Leh.
Our expedition was repeatedly broadcast in English and Hindi news channels and we also received coverage from many other news channels. Interestingly, the TATA Safari became the first private vehicle to reach the top of Marsimik La. Finally, and most importantly, this expedition was entered in the Limca Book of Records ...