Sindhudurg/UNI: Indian Navy Day is all set to be celebrated in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sindhudurg fort in Maharashtra on December 4.
Navy Day will be celebrated in a grand and divine manner at the historic fort in Sindhudurg district, with PM Modi taking part in the programme as the chief guest. Sindhudurg fort was built by Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji in the second half of the 17th century.
On this occasion, a grand statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji erected at Malvan-Rajkot will be unveiled by Prime Minister Modi.
Modi has directed that the day be celebrated at Sindhudurg fort keeping in mind the contribution of Chhatrapati Shivaji in building the Indian Navy.
A 43 feet statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji has been erected at Malvan-Rajkot sea shore of Sindhudurg. Also an art gallery depicting Shivaji's life and achievements has been created.
Various warships of the Navy will participate in the programme. Events celebrating the day will also be organised at Tarkarli and Makvan Beach. Senior officers of foreign navies and dignitaries from abroad will be present as special guests.
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