Indian Navy Day 2022 : Today is ‘Indian Navy Day’; On this occasion, know the history and significance of Navy Day

Indian Navy Day 2022 : Indian Navy Day 2022 is celebrated every year on December 4 to remember the strength and valor of the Indian Navy which won the Indo-Pakistani war in 1971. .

On 4th December 1971 under ‘Operation Trident’ the Indian Navy attacked Pakistan’s Karachi Naval Base. Navy Day is celebrated on December 4 every year to commemorate the success of this operation. From Jung-e-Azadi, Operation Taj in Mumbai to many other events, the history of the Indian Navy is full of achievements.

Navy is the maritime branch of the Indian Army, established in 1612. The East India Company raised a force called the East India Company Marine, which was later renamed the Royal Indian Navy, to protect its ships. After India’s independence, the navy was reorganized in 1950 and became the Indian Navy.

Many events are organized on this day and every year a different theme is decided to celebrate Navy Day. Let’s learn more about Navy Day its history and its significance.

History of Indian Navy Day

The fifth largest navy in the world bombed and destroyed Pakistan’s Karachi port during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December every year due to the success of the campaign launched on 4th December 1971 called Operation Trident. Navy Day was celebrated on 1 December after World War II since 1945, but later it was celebrated till 15 December 1972, after which Navy Day is celebrated only on 4 December since 1972. They are remembered and paid homage to. The Indian Navy is the naval arm of the Indian Armed Forces headed by the President of India as the Commander-in-Chief. The Maratha Emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is considered the father of the Indian Navy.

Significance of Indian Navy Day

The Indian Navy was established in 1612 by the East India Company. It was later renamed the Royal Indian Navy and was reorganized as the Indian Navy in 1950 after independence. After the disastrous war against Pakistan, the entire country celebrated the success of the Indian Navy. 

Indian Navy is believed to have originated during the East India period. The East India Company formed a naval team to guard its merchant ships. Later it was renamed as Royal Indian Navy. After the independence of India in 1950, the name was changed to Royal Indian Navy and Indian Navy means Indian Navy.

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