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Sandeep Mansukhani – Everest 2018 – UPDATE:

Message from Sandeep’s wife Harsimran Mansukhani:

Yes it is confirmed…..it is going to be 21st May 2018 when Capt Sandeep Mansukhani will be making his  final summit push. It took years of training, hard work and endless sacrifices for him to get there but what matters will be next seven days. Those seven days when he will leave the safe lap of Base camp and head towards a journey amidst death zone predicting any kind of incidental consequences. I have never been scared of anything but yes today I am……..just praying.
Undoubtably weather plays a crucial role on Everest ( the summit of Everest is pummeled year round with jet stream which lifts up only for few days before the onset of monsoon) And weather has been quite unpredictable past few days so the agency was taking various updates from its trusted sources to take final decision.

Today they had oxygen briefing and the masks and regulators are issued. The accompanying Sherpa is announced and good to hear that his Sherpa is Tashi( six time Everest summitter), very experienced climber.

There will be no connectivity for next seven days. Only the updates from agency itself.
His itinerary will be
17/5 @ 0200 hrs BC to camp 2
18/5 rest at camp 2
19/5 @ 0700 hrs camp 2 to camp 3
20/5 @ 0700 hrs camp 3 to camp 4(death zone)
20/5 @ 2100 hrs camp 4 to summit push
21/5 expected summit time around 7:30 to 9 am
21/5 back to camp 4 or camp 3 depending upon physical energy left
22/5 camp 2
23/5 camp 2 to BC

Seeking your prayers for his success and safety. With His grace and your blessings we hope to hear from Capt Sandeep Mansukhani – as Everester soon. Will keep you posted of all the progress…..deepest regards….Harsimran

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OCA UK Newsletter 2018

Mount Everest Expedition 2018

To Webmaster ~ Old Cottonians Association:

Thank you for letting me know of Capt. Mansukhani’s Mt. Everest 2018 Expedition.

I think all OCs worldwide ought to be made aware of the courage of Sandeep Mansukhani to return to Mr. Everest to climb it, after his escape from his first trip, when Nepal suffered an earthquake, which coincided with his first venture.

Would you please post a worldwide plea for Old Cottonians to make a donation to the very heavy expenses incurred in preparing for this supreme venture of skill and courage.

I give below details of the account to which I have already subscribed with a receipt from the Bank of the transfer I made.

Many thanks.

Yours every sincerely

Gay Niblett

Hon. Life President OCA(UK)

 

Bank Account :
Sandeep Mansukhani
State Bank of India
Account Number 34777 505 766
IFSC Code SBIN 000 1282
East Patel Nagar Branch

OCA Mumbai lunch

Dear Fellow OC’s,

As informed earlier, OCA MUMBAI CHAPTER is organising MUMBAI OC LUNCH on SUNDAY, 4th FEBRUARY.
Venue :-
The Goose & Gridiron,
Murzban Road, Near Sterling, FORT, South Mumbai.
Programme :-
Lunch & Drinks
Contribution – 
Rs. 2500 for single
Rs. 4500 for a couple
Please pay through online banking to Old Cottonians Association bank account (details below) :-
Bank Account number is 50100055857431
Name of account  OLD COTTONIANS ASSO INDIA MUMBAI CHAPT  (Please note the exact name including the truncation to Asso &  Chapt)
IFSC Code of the branch where account is held       HDFC0000666
Savings account.
Branch Area :  ANDHERI WEST – SEVEN BUNGALOWS, MUMBAI

You can also pay the contribution in cash at the venue on arrival.

RSVP.
Please convey your attendance to –
Suneel Bandhu – 9833789090
Pravin Agarwal – 9892762229

Our humble thanks to the OC’s who have been helping us to organise this Lunch. Many thanks to everyone in OCA India at Delhi for their co-operation and support.

Sincere request from OCA Mumbai Chapter to all OC’s to make the OC Mumbai Lunch a warm occasion for OC’s to come together!

Warm Regards,

Pravin Agarwal (Rivaz, 1980)

OCA MUMBAI CHAPTER

10th Feb update:

A couple of photos sent by Suneel Bandhu

Jimmy Hakim, Mrs and Mr Cyril Joseph Baretto

OCA India annual lunch 2018

​​​​​​OCA (INDIA)
1, Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi – 110 016.
Tel: 011 – 4209 2302
Web site: www.oldcottonians.org
E Mail: ocaindia@yahoo.com

Date: January 11th, 2018

LUNCH – OCA (INDIA) NEW DELHI
on Sunday 11th February 2018 at 12.00 noon

The OCA Annual Lunch will be held at 1, Sri Aurobindo Marg, Hauz Khas, New Delhi -110 016 on Sunday 11th February 2018 at 12.00 noon.

i) ​Donation for Lunch:

(a)​ OCs​​​​​​ Rs.2500/-
(b)​ College Students​​​​ Rs.1000/-
(c )​ OC’s Wives and Girl friends are Guests. No charges.

All OCs are requested to donate liberally over and above the Lunch charges.

ii)​ Dress: Blazer with Tie/ Lounge Suit/ Combination Suit

Happy Days are here again!

Ashwani Singh Virk
Secretary – OCA (India)​
Mob: 9810194724

Note: As all OCs are not habitually accessing the Internet, it is requested that, those who do, should give the event a wide publicity.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FOR ATTENDING OCA ANNUAL REUNION LUNCH

I, (Name) …………….…………………………………….House I/C/R/L (Please tick)
Years in School from ………..…….to……………Batch year …………………….……. Address……………………..……………………………………………………………..
E-mail ID……………………………..……………………..…………………………….
Tel: (Off)……………………………………….(Res)……………..……………………..
Mob: ………..………………………….

Will be attending the OCA, Lunch on Sunday 11th Feb. 2018 at 12.00 pm Yes / No ……….

RSVP: Gopa Seal
Mob: 98995 46669