Malli Mastan Babu, who is regarded as India's top mountaineer, has been found dead. He went missing while climbing the Andes Mountains in Argentina since March 24th. Bad Weather seems to be the reason behind his sudden demise.
Dorasanamma, Mr. Babu's Sister, in in Argentina to oversee the search operations.
Malli Mastan Babu hails from Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. He is an alumnus of IIM-Calcutta, IIT-Kharagpur and NIT Jamshedpur. He emerged as the 'fastest seven summiteer' in the World after climbing seven summits on seven days of a week in each calendar month. He is first person from AP to reach Mt Everest and first Indian to scale Mt Vinson Massif which is the tallest peak in Antarctica.
This particular post "Mountains retained its favourite child.. R.I.P Malli Mastan Babu" is making rounds of the social media soon after the news broke out.