The Navy Day celebrations at the Southern Naval Command will begin on December 4. The theme for the Navy Day is ‘Indian Navy: Maritime Power for National Prosperity’.
Dignitaries representing various organisations will pay tributes at the War Memorial at Naval Base. The Beating Retreat ceremony, marking the end of Navy Day, will be held at the Parade Ground in the evening. Chief Justice of Kerala High Court Manjula Chellur will be the chief guest at the Beating Retreat ceremony.
Operational display that showcases the versatility of the Navy, will be held at Rajendra Maidan and Subhash Park on December 7 and 8.
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will be the chief guest for the celebrations on December 8. The Naval Base will welcome visitors to the fest from December 13 to 16. The Navy Ball will be held on December 21. The Southern Naval Command has already completed various activities as part of the Navy Day celebrations.
Medical camps were held by the Navy at Bitra, Chetlat, Kiltan, Kadmat, and Kavaratti islands in Lakshadweep, Vathuruthy at Willingdon Island, Sneha Bhavan at Palluruthy and Good Hope Home at Fort Kochi.
Medical camps are scheduled to be held at St John De Britto’s convent at Veli, here on November 25.