There’s a case for renaming Mount Everest but is it ours to rename? – Sandip Roy

(Sandip Roy is a radio host, novelist and commentator. This op-ed first was published on Times of India’s June 5 edition.)

  • There is little reason for Mt Everest to be called Mt Everest. George Everest’s claim to the highest mountain in the world is tenuous at best. ​The mountain’s height was measured by Radhanath Sikdar in 1852 as part of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India …

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