Indian Navy Day was celebrated on, 4 December.
Navy Day in India is celebrated on December 4 every year to celebrate the achievements and role of Navy Force in the country. Indian Navy is a maritime branch of the Indian Army Forces and is led by the President of India as Commander-in-Chief. The 17th century Maratha emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhosale is considered “the father of the Indian Navy”. The Indian Navy plays an important role in securing the maritime boundaries of the country as well as increasing the international relations of India through port trips, joint exercises, human missions, disaster relief, and other means. The Indian Navy has been rapidly upgrading to improve its position in the Indian Ocean region. According to the report, the Indian Navy has a strength of 58,350 personnel, one aircraft carrier, one big transport dock, 15 frigates, 8 guided missile destroyers, 24 Corvettes, 13 conventional submarines, 1 nuclear attack submarine, 30 patrol ships, 7 auxiliary ships. My countermeasure ships
Navy Day celebration
To remember the attack on the Pakistani Navy base in Karachi, India celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the Indian Navy on 4th December. To celebrate this occasion, the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy, Headquarters in Mumbai, brought its ships and sailors to make excellence.
All activities to be organized on the celebration of the event are planned by the Eastern Naval Command of Visakhapatnam. Mali level function is organized in War Memorial (in RK Beach), after which operations are displayed to show the potential and resourcefulness of Navy’s submarines, ships, aircraft, and unique forces. Many planes are shown by flying on the beach, and the audience is requested to keep the beaches free from the garbage so that the birds cannot be gathered from the gathering, which can cause a danger to the aircraft.
Why navy day is celebrated
Navy Day is celebrated in India to celebrate the brave assault on Karachi harbor during the Indo-Pak war (December 4, 1971) to honour all the martyrs of that war along with Indian Navy missile boats. It is celebrated to make it more powerful and powerful by using a special subject (such as “safe sea and safe coast for a protected nation”). Recently, during the Indo-Pak war of 1971, a film, entitled “The Gassy Attack” was also released about the brave assault of the Indian Navy on Sabarmati Ghazi of Pakistan.
A community service for the Indian Navy is organized by the Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) from November 24 to 26, in Good Hope Old Age Home, Fort Kochi, in which students of Naval Children’s School Chair participate to entertain prisoners. And Navy’s doctor (from INHS Sanjeevani) provides a medical check-up to the prisoners. Navy’s Queen Competitions, including Navy Ball, Navy celebration, are organized to celebrate Navy Day.
On this day the Indian Navy’s warships and aircraft are open to visitors like school children. The military photo exhibition is also done by the photojournalists of Ernakulum in Naval Fest.