Navy Day 2016: PM Modi extends greetings, salutes naval forces
Saluting the bravery of Indian Navy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted all navy personnel and their families.
New Delhi: Saluting the bravery of Indian Navy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted all navy personnel and their families.
"Navy Day greetings to all navy personnel & their families. We cherish the vital role of the navy & salute the bravery of our navy personnel," the Prime Minister tweeted.
Indian Navy Chief Sunil Lanba, Chief of Army Staff Dalbir Singh and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paid homage at war memorial 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' here.
Admiral Lanba said Navy is ready to face any challenges.
“I assure nation on Navy day that Navy is fully combat-ready and prepared to protect our maritime interest in Indian ocean,"
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar also extended his greetings to navy, tweeting, “On this Navy Day, my greetings to all officers, sailors & civilians of the Indian Navy. Wishing them continued success.”
India celebrates Navy day on December 4 every year.