Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted personnel of the Indian Navy on Navy Day today. “The Indian Navy fearlessly protects our coasts and also renders humanitarian assistance in times of need…,” PM Modi tweeted on Navy Day. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “I salute their valour, courage and professionalism. Navy Day is celebrated every year on December 4 to commemorate the attack on the Karachi harbour during the India-Pakistan war in 1971. On this day, the Indian Navy’s attack on Karachi harbour contributed to the ultimate victory of the Indian Armed Forces over Pakistan.
Navy Day greetings to all our valorous navy personnel and their families. The Indian navy fearlessly protects our coasts and also renders humanitarian assistance in times of need. We also remember India’s rich maritime tradition over centuries. pic.twitter.com/k2PMgvc0F3
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 4, 2020