Indian Navy Day: A Salute to Maritime heroes
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Today is Indian Navy Day. Every year on 4 December, naval heroes are remembered in India and Navy Day is celebrated.
Why Navy Day is celebrated
Naval Day is observed every year on 4 December to celebrate the victory of India in the 1971 war between India and Pakistan. During this war, the Indian Navy attacked Karachi, This battle is known as ‘Operation Trident’.
What does the Indian Navy Do?
The Indian Navy plays an important role in protecting the country’s marine borders. Indian Navy’s work is to ensure that no hostile maritime power can degrade own national security and interests. The navy’s military role is characterized by the threat or use of force at and from the sea. Indian Navy also helps in natural disaster relief within the country and abroad.