Padma Shri Awardee Major HPS Ahluwalia Dies At 85 – Padma Shri recipient and founder of the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre Major HPS Ahluwalia has passed away at the age of 85.
- HPS Ahluwalia was a retired army officer, a trained mountaineer, author and social worker.
- He paid contributions in various fields such as adventure, sports, environment, disability and social work.
- HPS Ahluwalia has authored more than books including his autobiography Higher Than Everest.
- Major Ahluwalia has served as president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation and the Delhi Mountaineering Association.
- Major HPS Ahluwalia was awarded the country’s most prestigious awards such as Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri and the Arjuna Award.
- He was honoured with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.
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