Indian Navy Day 2019: PM Narendra Modi Lauds Sacrifice of Naval Officers in Making India Stronger and Safer
PM Narendra Modi. (File Image)

New Delhi, December 4: On the special occasion of Indian Navy Day 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded the service and sacrifice of the navy officers of the nation. The Prime Minister took to microblogging site Twitter and shared a video praising the officials of the Indian Navy for making the nation stronger and safer. "On Navy Day, we salute our courageous navy personnel. Their valuable service and sacrifice have made our nation stronger and safer", PM Modi said. Indian Navy Day 2019 Date and Theme: History and Significance of the National Event That Honours Country’s Naval Forces.

In 2019, the Navy Day theme is "Indian Navy - Silent, Strong and Swift." In India, Navy day is observed on December 4, 1971 every year to celebrate the achievements, success and bravery of the naval force. On the special occasion of Indian Navy Day 2019 on Wednesday, Navy personnel are all set to display their skills during a rehearsal for Naval Day celebrations at the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.  Indian Navy Day 2019: List of Daring Military Operations Carried Out by Indian Navy During Wars & Conflicts.

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Before the celebration of Navy Day on December 4, several activities take place across the nation as a part of celebrations of Navy Week. According to history, December 4 was chosen to be celebrated as Indian Navy  Day as on that day in 1971, during Operation Trident, the Indian Navy sank four Pakistani vessels including PNS Khaibar, killing hundreds of Pakistani Navy personnel.