E23 : India's First Steps on Antarctica - Dakshin Gangotri

A Century Of Stories

Jan 15 2024 • 10 mins

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In this episode, join your host, Kunal Vijayakar, as he delves into the challenges faced by a covert team battling freezing temperatures, icy waters, and the relentless Antarctic forces. Learn about India's audacious entry into the Antarctic Treaty System and the monumental Operation Dakshin Gangotri, where a team of soldiers and scientists established India's first research station on the 7th continent.

Discover how this daring mission marked the beginning of India's significant presence in Antarctica, ultimately shaping the nation as a formidable player on the global stage.

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