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Indian Navy Day 2019

Current context: Indian Navy Day is being celebrated across the country on 4th Dec every year.
Indian Navy Day 2019 
  • The day signifies the achievements and role, the Navy plays in securing the country's marine borders.
  • The date i.e. 4th December is chosen in honour of the maritime force's role during the war with Pakistan in 1971.
  • In the war, Indian warships attacked Karachi port and successfully thwarted Pakistani operations in the western coast.
  • During Operation Trident, the Indian Navy sank four Pakistani vessels including PNS Khaibar.
  • Theme of 2019 is "Indian Navy - Silent, Strong and Swift".
  • The Maratha Emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhonsle of the 17th century is considered as "Father of the Indian Navy".
  • Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral Karambir Singh
  • Commander-in-Chief: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind


Q.1 The Indian Navy Day is observed on?
a. 1st October
b. 11th December
c. 14th November
d. 4th December
Indian Navy Day 2019 Indian Navy Day 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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