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04 December : Indian Navy Day


04 December : Indian Navy Day


India is celebrated on 4 December every year to recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Navy to the country.

India celebrates Navy Day on December 4 in commemoration of Operation Trident, the attack launched by the Indian Navy on Karachi harbour during 1971's Indo-Pakistan war.

It was for the first time that an anti-ship missile was used in the operation.

The Indian Navy has an important role in securing the marine borders of the country as well as enhancing the international relations of India through seaport visits.Indian Navy Day Theme of 2019 is "Indian Navy - Silent, Strong and Swift".