Indian Navy Day: 4 December

The Indian Navy Day is observed on 4th December every year to celebrate achievements and role of the naval force to the country.

During the India-Pakistan war of 1971, the Indian Navy played a significant role in the bombing of the Karachi harbor and sank Pakistan Naval Ship PNS Ghazi.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Admiral Sunil Lanba- Chief of Naval Staff (CNS).
  • On 22 April 1958 V Adm RD Katari assumed office as the first Indian Chief of the Naval Staff.
Source- News on AIR