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Facts you should know about evolution of Indian Navy

New Delhi : India has a maritime history dating back to 7,600 years. The first tidal dock is estimated to have been built at Lothal around 2300 BC during the Indus Valley Civilization, near the

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: March 08, 2014 6:43 IST
facts you should know about evolution of indian navy
facts you should know about evolution of indian navy

New Delhi : India has a maritime history dating back to 7,600 years. The first tidal dock is estimated to have been built at Lothal around 2300 BC during the Indus Valley Civilization, near the present day Mangrol harbour on the Gujarat coast.


The Rig Veda written around 1500 BC, credits Varuna with knowledge of the ocean routes and describes naval expeditions.

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