Navy Day

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Navy Day in India in 2021
Homage ceremony at Amar Jawan Jyoti on Navy Day 2015. Image via Indian Navy

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Dates of Navy Day
2022 India Sunday, December 4thNavy Day
2021 India Saturday, December 4thNavy Day
2020 India Friday, December 4thNavy Day
2019 India Wednesday, December 4thNavy Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Navy Day in India

Navy Day in India is observed on December 4th. It celebrates the achievements and role of the naval force to the country and to give respect to the Indian naval force.

The date commemorates the start of Operation Trident during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. During Operation Trident, the Indian Navy sank four Pakistani vessels including PNS Khaibar, killing hundreds of Pakistani Navy personnel. On this day, those killed in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 are also remembered.

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