India celebrates Navy Day, President Kovind, PM Modi laud Indian Navy for its valour
India is celebrating Navy Day in commemoration of the Indian Navy’s attack on Karachi harbor during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. On Friday as India celebrated Navy Day, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and other leaders lauded the Navy. President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday greeted the Indian Navy personnel on Navy Day and said India is proud of their commitment to protecting the country's maritime frontiers, securing trade routes, and providing assistance in times of civil emergencies. “On Navy Day, my greetings to our Navy personnel, veterans, and their families. The nation is proud of your commitment to protecting our maritime frontiers, securing our trade routes, and providing assistance in times of civil emergencies. May you ever rule the waters. Jai Hind!,” President Kovind tweeted.
On the occasion of #indiannavyday2020 my greetings and best wishes to all personnel of this outstanding force. The @indiannavy is at the forefront of keeping our seas safe by ensuring maritime security. I salute their valour, courage and professionalism. pic.twitter.com/2iJzAWSnAH— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) December 4, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded the Indian Navy on Navy Day, saying it fearlessly protects the country's coasts and also renders humanitarian assistance in times of need. "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," PM Modi said in a tweet. Navy Day is celebrated on December 4 every year to commemorate the Indian Navy's attack on Karachi harbour in which the fleet inflicted massive losses on the enemy.