On the occasion of Indian Navy Day, Mr. Tribhuvan Darbari, MD & CEO, Texmaco Defence Systems Private Limited and Chief Executive (Corporate Business), Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd. & Board Director, Simon India Limited (Adventz Group) extended his greetings to the Indian Navy and the armed forces through social media platforms.
On the occasion of #indiannavyday, my greetings & best wishes to all personnel of the Indian Navy. #IndianNavy #AdmiralKarambirSingh #TribhuvanDarbari #TexmacoDefence #indiannavyday2020 @indiannavy @PMOIndia @CDSBipinRawat @adgpi @HMOIndia @DefenceMinIndia @DrSJaishankar pic.twitter.com/Gr0wCEriSu
— Tribhuvan Darbari (@darbari_s) December 4, 2020
Why 4 December is celebrated as Indian Navy Day?
Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on 04th December to recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Navy to the country. On 4th December 1971, during Operation Trident, the Indian Navy sank four Pakistani vessels including PNS Khaibar, killing hundreds of Pakistani Navy personnel. On this day, those who martyred in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 are also remembered.
Mr. Tribhuvan Darbari said that strong armed forces not only protect the nation and its citizens from direct threats, they also help maintain peace and stability in regions critical to global harmony and development Further, Mr. TS Darbari also added that Indian Navy plays a crucial role in the new world order. According to Mr. TS Darbari, “India’s vision of a ‘safe, free, and open Indo-Pacific region” hinges profoundly on the mighty and unswerving Indian Navy.’
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, joint exercises, humanitarian calamity relief and so on. The modern Indian Navy has as undergone speedy renovation in order to improve its position in the Indian Ocean region. The strength of the Indian Navy includes over 67,000 personnel and about 150 ships and submarines.
Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Shri Amit Shah (Minister of Home Affairs of India), Shri Rajnath Singh (Defence Minister of India) and others also extended their greetings to the people of navy personnel and their families. Taking to Twitter, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said, “Navy Day greetings to all our valorous navy personnel and their families. The Indian navy fearlessly protects our coasts and also renders humanitarian assistance in times of need. We also remember India’s rich maritime tradition over centuries”.
Navy Day greetings to all our valorous navy personnel and their families. The Indian navy fearlessly protects our coasts and also renders humanitarian assistance in times of need. We also remember India’s rich maritime tradition over centuries. pic.twitter.com/k2PMgvc0F3
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 4, 2020
On the occasion of #indiannavyday2020 my greetings and best wishes to all personnel of this outstanding force. The @indiannavy is at the forefront of keeping our seas safe by ensuring maritime security. I salute their valour, courage and professionalism. pic.twitter.com/2iJzAWSnAH
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) December 4, 2020
Facts about Indian Navy
The Indian Navy, at present, is the seventh strongest maritime force on the planet, with only the United States, Russia, China, Japan, United Kingdom and France ahead of it. The force, as of June 2019, has 150 submarines and ships and 300 aircraft, and 67,252 active and 55,000 reserve personnel in service.
The Maratha Emperor, Shivaji Maharaj is considered as “Father of the Indian Navy”.
Here is a telefilm released by the Indian Navy on December 2, 2020:
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