Navy Day:नौसेना दिवस: Celebrated on 4th December


India Navy Day is celebrated on 4 December each year to celebrate the success and role of the Indian in the country. December 4 was chosen as the same day in 1971, during Operation Trident, the Indian Army sank four Pakistani ships including the PNS Khaibar, killing hundreds of Pakistani soldiers. On this day, those killed in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war are also remembered.

During the days leading up to during Navy Week and the days before, there are various events such as open sea competitions, ships open for visitors and school children, there is a lunch for veteran sailors, the Naval Symphonic Orchestra takes place, the Indian competition takes place School Quiz Competition Half Marathon and air show for school kids and tattoo and tattooing ceremonies.

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The Indian Navy is a maritime branch of the Indian Armed Forces and is led by the President of India as Commander-in-Chief. The Governor of Maratha, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is regarded as the “Father of the Indian. The Indian Armed Forces plays an important role in protecting the country’s maritime borders as well as improving India’s international relations through port visits, joint exercise, relief aid relief and more. India’s current Armed Forces have been quickly reorganized to improve its position in the Indian Ocean region. The Indian force includes more than 67,000 crew and less than 150 ships and vessels.                             

Reason For Celebrating Navy Day

Navy Day in India originally coincided with the Royal Navy’s Trafalgar Day. On October 21, 1944, the Royal Indian celebrated for the first time. The idea of ​​celebrating Navy Day was to increase access and increase awareness among the general public. celebrations traditionally saw towers in various cities in the harbor and organized community meetings at inland maritime centers. From 1945 onwards, after World War 2, Navy Day was celebrated on 1 December. On the night of November 30, 1945, the day before the Maritime Day celebrations, Indian figures painted slogans such as Inqualab Zindabad. In due course and up to 1972, due to public interest, was celebrated on December 15, and the week of December 15th was considered Navy Week. In 1972, old traditions gave new reasons for celebrating this day. At the Summit of the Maritime Superintendent in May 1972, it was decided to commemorate on December 4 to commemorate the Navy’s activities during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, and the Navy Church to be observed from 1 to 7 December.

Navy Day in India is now celebrated in memory of Operation Trident, which was an attack on the port of Karachi during the Indo-Pakistan war (December 4, 1971) by the Indian Naval Missile and to honor all martyrs of that war. During the attack, Indian sailors spoke Russian to avoid detection. No Indian sailors were killed in the attack. The theme for Navy Day 2020 is “Indian Navy Combat Ready, Credible & Cohesive”. “Covid-19 and Chinese efforts to change the current situation at the northern borders have created new challenges. The Armed Forces are ready to address these issues,” said Admiral Karambir Singh, a official at a press conference the night before th

Navy Week Celebrations

Various events took place during Navy week at the end of Navy Day. On this day warships and Indian planes are open to tourists like school children. The War Photography Exhibition was also performed by Ernakulam photographers at the Navy fest. Other events, such as blood donation camps, are also held. Navy Indian Navy community work is being conducted by the Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) at Good Hope Old Age Home, Fort Kochi where students from the Children’s Chair take turns entertaining prisoners and Naval doctors (from INHS Sanjivani) provide inmates’ medical examinations. competitions with Queen including fest are held to celebrate Navy Day. The 2020 annual celebrations will take viewers to the 360-degree Virtual Reality Tour of INS Vikramaditya, which was launched on 16 November 2013.

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