VIJAYAWADA: For the first time, denizens of Vijayawada are going to witness the spectacular Naval Operations Demonstration (Navy Op Demo) by the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) in Krishna river at Punnami Ghat, Bhavanipuram, here from February 1 to 4.
Krishna District Collector Babu A said the four-day event would feature a wide range of events starting from flypasts by Chetaks and Seakings to beating retreat.
As many as 17 events, including the sunset ceremony, illuminations by sail boats and fireworks display, will be performed on the closing ceremony on February 4, which will be attended by Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and naval commanders-in-chief, he said.
He further said that the naval show was aimed at tapping the tourism potential in Vijayawada and Amaravati. “The event also aims at making the youth aware of the immense job opportunities in the Navy,” said Babu A.