Every year, Navy Day is observed on December 4 to celebrate the success, achievements and Navy's contribution to India. Navy Day 2019 falls on Tuesday. The Indian Navy is a marine branch of the Indian Armed Forces and is led by the President of India as Commander-in-Chief. Before the celebration of Navy Day, the leading days are celebrated as Navy Week where several activities take place across the nation. Indian Navy Day 2019 Date and Theme: History and Significance of the National Event That Honours Country’s Naval Forces.
The day is celebrated as a mark of respect to the Navy's bravery and sacrifice it had shown during the India-Pakistan War in 1971. During the Operation Trident, the Indian Navy not only sank four Pakistani vessels, including PNS Shah Jahan, PNS Khaibar and PNS Muhafiz but also caused a considerable number of casualties in the opponent's side.
Happy Indian Navy Day 2019 Quotes, Whatsapp Message and SMS
Message reads: The Navy speaks in symbols and you may suit what meaning you choose to the words
Message reads: A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace
Message reads: By Our fearless & selfless warriors – The Men In White!
Message reads: They proud to serve the nation, its people, its coasts and all frontiers
Message reads: We can see the sunrise freely, and we can hear the river water sound peacefully; as we have our freedom
Every year, Navy Day has a different theme. For Navy Day 2019, the theme is "Indian Navy - Silent, Strong and Swift." Last year, the theme was "Indian Navy, Mission-deployed and Combat-ready."
The Navy Day observance shows India's naval strength. Several events take place across the country including open sea swimming competitions, veteran sailors lunch, students visiting the ship, Indian Navy Inter School Quiz Competition, beating the retreat among other ceremonies.
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