Rajashekar Reddy, a 32-year-old software professional from Chithial, Nargonda district, died of a heart attack while staying at a lodge en route to Everest Base Camp.
Rajashekar, who pursued his dream of climbing Mount Everest, went to Nepal on December 3rd. From Kathmandu he reached Saleri, continued his journey for another 10 days, and reached Mount Lobuche on 21 December. 600 meters. Given the cold weather and unsuitable conditions for the trek to base camp, he decided to stay at the lodge.
On December 22, hotel staff found Mr. Rajashekar dead in his room. Rajashekar’s parents left for Nepal after they immediately informed the family. The body was taken to Kathmandu by Nepali authorities and arrived in Hyderabad on Monday, where the family will also perform their final ceremonies.
Before leaving for Nepal to join the Everest expedition, Rajasheakar also underwent a two-month mountaineering course in Assam. Mr. Rajashekar resides in the Sai Nagar colony in Hyderabad and runs his IT company with a friend. Mr Rajashekar stayed with his wife and parents in Hyderabad.