Navy Day in India is celebrated to recognize the achievements and important role of the Indian Navy to the country. Apart from Indian Army and Indian Air Force, Indian Navy is the most important pillar of Indian Military.
Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on December 4th in India to mark the achievements and Sacrifices of Indian Navy to the country.
Indian Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December because on this day in 1971 Operation Trident happened in which Indian Navy sank 4 Pakistani Vessels which killed hundreds of Pakistani Navy individuals. Not only this day is also celebrated in the memory of those who lost their lives during India Pakistan war of 1971.
In Indian Military easy department have their own dresses including Indian Army, Indian Air Force & Indian Navy. Indian Navy has 3 different uniforms and here is the reasons of Why Indian Navy have 3 different dresses or uniforms.
- White – Ceremonial Navy whites
- Light blue – On board official uniform
- Navy blue – On board combat uniform
Each above uniform serves it’s own purpose.
In Indian Armed forces each force has different salute style and each salute style has meaning of it. Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force has it’s own salute style and here is the meaning behind it.
Indian Army – Open palm towards the person in front
In Indian Army salute the open palm towards the person in front defines the trust and it’s by right hand which proves that the person doesn’t carry any weapon. In Indian Army salute the fingers and thumb is also together while saluting the person or a flag.
Indian Navy – Palm facing the ground
Indian Navy salute has also very hidden meaning behind it. In this salute the palm facing the ground and clearly not visible to the person in front because it’s hiding the grease and the dirt of the sailor which stains during working on the ship.
Indian Air Force – Palm at 45 degree towards the sky
Indian Air Force salute was introduces in March 2006 in which the palm is 45 degree towards the sky and the motto of this salute is “Touch the Sky with Glory”.
These quotes not only belong to Indian Navy but Indian Army and Indian Air Force as well. These quotes can be share on Indian Navy day amongst the friends and family member who is in India Navy to show gratitude of their services to the country.
If you know the enemy and know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle- Sun Tzu ( Art of War)
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.- Alexander the Great
“Quartered in snow, silent to remain. When the bugle calls, they shall rise and march again.” – The scroll of honour at the Siachen base camp
There will be no withdrawal without written orders and these orders shall never be issued.”-Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw as Core Commander in 1962
I wonder whether those of our political masters who have been put in charge of the defence of the country can distinguish a mortar from a motor; a gun from a howitzer; a guerrilla from a gorilla, although a great many resemble the latter.”-Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
You have never lived until, You have almost died, And for those who choose to fight, Life has a special flavor, The protected will never know!! – Capt R Subramanium Kirti Chakra (Posthumous)
If death strikes before I prove my blood, I swear I’ll kill Death” – Capt Manoj Kumar Pandey PVC 1/11 Gorkha Rifles
Indian Navy Day always reminds us of all our heroes who stand strong to keep us safe. Happy Indian Navy Day.
Let us celebrate Indian Navy Day by saluting all the navy men for their bravery, dedication and patriotism. Happy Indian Navy Day.
It is the love for the nation and people of the nation that inspires Indian Navy to be such a strong and inspiring force…. Happy Indian Navy Day. Happy Indian Navy Day.
A country can be free if it has men guarding it with love for the nation in their hearts…. Best wishes on Indian Navy Day.
On the occasion of Indian Navy Day, let us thank the Indian Navy to their dedication and protection.
We know we are safe because we have our navy protecting us….. Happy Indian Navy Day.
On Indian Navy Day, let us salute all the heroes who brought us freedom and all the heroes who are protecting it….. Happy Indian Navy Day.
Let us take inspiration from our navy men to love our country and stand for it….. Best wishes on Indian Navy Day.
FREEDOM In Mind And Words,
Pride In Our Hearts,
Memories In Our Souls,
Let’s Salute the Nation, On The Navy Day
Happy Indian Navy Day
Sir jhuka kar, dil thaam kar karein un veer jawano ko yaad jinse hai desh ka Gaurav aabad. Happy Indian Navy Day.
We are a big nation, stretching from sea to land and with a navy that is so strong.Happy Indian Navy Day.
Raksha kartein hain ye humari sarhad ki kho kar apna sukun aur chain…. Indian Navy Day ki hardik badhaiyan.