New Delhi: Saluting Indian Navy personnel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said their ‘steadfast dedication and valour' was an unparalleled asset for the nation.
"On Navy Day, I salute our navy personnel and the impregnable spirit and utmost devotion with which they protect our motherland," the Prime Minister said in a tweet on the occasion of 43rd Navy Day.
He added: "The steadfast dedication and valour of our navy personnel is an unparalleled asset for our nation.”
Navy day in India is observed on 4th of December every year to celebrate the magnificence, achievements and role of the naval force to the country.
The President of India serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy.
The 17th-century Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhosle is considered as the 'Father of the Indian Navy'.