The Panchchuli massif is a group of five snow-capped Himalayan peaks in Uttarakhand state of India. The peaks are numbered from northwest to southeast: Panchchuli I (6'355 m), Panchchuli II (6'904 m), Panchchuli III (6'312 m), Panchchuli IV (6'334 m) and Panchchuli V (6'437 m).
The first ascent of the main peak (Panchuli II) is recorded by an Indo-Tibetan Border Police team, led by Mahendra Singh, on 26 May 1973.
Portrait of the renowned Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant (1900 - 1977).
The background depicts the five peaks of the Panchchuli massif seen from the area Munsiyari in Uttarakhand.