Navy Day: Top brass of Indian Armed Forces pay homage at National War Memorial

Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan, Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, and Navy chief Admiral

Published on Dec 04, 2022 04:49 PM IST 8 Photos

Navy Day is observed every year on December 4 to acknowledge the role of the Indian Navy and commemorate its achievements in 'Operation Trident' during the 1971 Indo-Pak War. On the occasion, the top brass of the Indian Armed Forces on Sunday paid homage at the National War Memorial.(PIB)

Eastern Naval Command (ENC) paid homage to service personnel who made the supreme sacrifice in various actions.(PIB)

"Commemorating the glorious achievement of bombing & destroying Karachi harbour in Operation TRIDENT during 1971 War, homage was paid by CDS Gen Anil Chauhan, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari and Navy chief Admiral R Hari Kumar at the National War Memorial," the Defence officials said.(PIB)


"Best wishes on Navy Day to all navy personnel and their families. We in India are proud of our rich maritime history. The Indian Navy has steadfastly protected our nation and has distinguished itself with its humanitarian spirit during challenging times," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.(PIB)

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan pays tribute at the War Memorial on the occasion of Navy Day in Kochi.(PTI)