The PM and other leaders greet Navy Day with ‘steadfastly protecting our nation’
India celebrated Navy Day to honor the achievements in ‘Operation Trident’ during the 1971 Indo-Pak War, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leading the way.
“Best wishes to all navy personnel and their families on Navy Day. We’re proud of our maritime history in India,” Modi tweeted.
Best wishes on Navy Day to all navy personnel and their families. We in India are proud of our rich maritime history. The Indian Navy has steadfastly protected our nation and has distinguished itself with its humanitarian spirit during challenging times. pic.twitter.com/nGxoWxVLaz
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 4, 2022
Among other things, Droupadi Murmu will attend the Navy Day celebrations in Visakhapatnam during her two-day tour of Andhra Pradesh.
At the Navy Day celebration at Ramakrishna Beach in Vizag, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces will be the chief guest. She’ll see the Indian Navy show off its operations and inaugurate various projects in virtual mode from the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. On Navy Day, the President will attend a reception at Ananthagiri in Visakhapatnam, and then leave for Tirupati.
On the day, Rajnath Singh also wished everyone a happy birthday. By ensuring impeccable maritime security, the Indian Navy keeps our country safe.
Greetings to all @IndianNavy personnel on #NavyDay. The Indian Navy is at the forefront of keeping our country safe by ensuring impeccable maritime security. The nation is proud of Indian Navy’s valour, courage, commitment and professionalism. pic.twitter.com/3UA77vBIH1
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) December 4, 2022
On the other hand, Admiral R Hari Kumar, CDS General Anil Chauhan, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, and Vice Army Chief Lieutenant General BS Raju laid wreaths at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.
Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar along with CDS General Anil Chauhan, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari & Vice Army chief Lt General BS Raju, pay homage to the martyrs at National War Memorial on the occasion of #NavyDay. pic.twitter.com/bhM0GqHBmY
— ANI (@ANI) December 4, 2022
In a tweet, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik saluted the jawans for their courage and indomitable spirit. The jawans safeguard our country’s maritime interests with sheer dedication and commitment.
Best wishes to all brave personnel of #IndianNavy and their families on #NavyDay. Salute to the jawans for their courage and indomitable spirit to protect our maritime borders. Proud of the jawans safeguarding our country’s maritime interests with sheer dedication and commitment. pic.twitter.com/gKLpUwDxZh
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) December 4, 2022
(With inputs from PTI, ANI)