Prez, VP, PM, Union Ministers extend greetings on Navy Day


New Delhi, Dec 4 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Ministers on Saturday greeted all the Navy personnel on the occasion of 'Navy Day'.

In a tweet, the President wrote, "On Navy Day, greetings to all Navy personnel, veterans and their families. Besides safeguarding maritime security and protecting our interests in the sea, our Navy also played a stellar role in coping with the COVID-19 related crises. Indians remain grateful for your service."

Extending his greetings, the Vice President said the nation is proud of Indian Navy’s stellar role in safeguarding India's national interests, maritime security and territorial integrity.

"My best wishes to the #Navy personnel and their families," Naidu tweeted.

On the occasion, the PM Modi in a tweet wrote, "Greetings on Navy Day. We are proud of the exemplary contributions of the Indian navy. Our navy is widely respected for its professionalism and outstanding courage".

Modi said Navy personnel have always been at the forefront of mitigating crisis situations like natural disasters.

"On this special day commemorating Indian Navy’s daring ‘Operation Trident’ during #1971War, my greetings and best wishes to all personnel of this outstanding force which continues to protect our National Interest through Maritime Security," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah in a tweet wrote, "Greetings to our brave Indian Navy personnel and their families on the special occasion of #NavyDay.

The nation is proud of our valorous Naval force for their commitment towards securing India's maritime interests and helping the countrymen during the civil emergencies."

BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda also took to twitter to extend his warm wishes and said, "The Indian navy is playing an important role in safeguarding our coasts and serving the country during calamities. India is proud of our valorous navy personnel."