The Navy Day celebrations will take place outside of Delhi for the first time. The “Guest of Honor” for the “Operational Demonstration” at Visakhapatnam, which will showcase the naval combat prowess, is President Droupadi Murmu. The day is observed annually to commemorate the accomplishments of the Indian Navy in “Operation Trident” during the Indo-Pak War of 1971.
Leading the nation in greetings were Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. “Happy Navy Day to all of the sailors and their families! We in India are proud of our long maritime heritage, PM Modi wrote on Twitter, adding that the Indian Navy has consistently defended our country and stood out for its humanitarianism in trying circumstances.” Along with the images uploaded on Twitter, the prime minister also posted an audio message.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also shared a video on Twitter as he wrote: “Greetings to all @IndianNavy personnel on Navy Day. 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. (sic)”.
In a message posted by the Navy, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Hari Kumar was quoted as saying: “We reaffirm our unwavering commitment to preserve protect and promote our national Interests and to remain a combat-ready, credible, cohesive and future proof force. We pay homage to supreme sacrifices of our bravehearts and gratitude to our veterans.”
President Murmu and other dignitaries will be welcomed by the Chief of the Naval Staff at the Navy Day celebrations in Vishakhapatnam. “The capability and adaptability of the Indian Navy would be displayed by its ships, submarines, aircraft, and Special Forces from the Eastern, Western, and Southern Naval Commands. The celebration will conclude with a ceremony at dusk and illumination from ships in port “The administration issued a statement. The statement said, “The Navy Day activities are intended to create wider outreach, refresh marine awareness among our citizenry, and highlight the Navy’s contributions to national security.