Friday, January 9, 2009

Indian Navy: Reaching out to Maritime Neighbors

Date of Issue: December 04, 2008

Technical Description
Design: Sankha Samant
Cancellation: Alka Sharma
Printer: Security Printing Press, Hyderabad
Process: Wet-Offset
Stamps Printed: 0.8 million
Denomination: 500p (Rs. 5)

In India, December 4 is celebrated as Navy Day. On this day, Indian Navy
played a significant role in the bombing of Karachi harbor in the 1971
war in Operation Trident which was launched on December 4. Owing to its
success, the day of the attack has been celebrated as Navy Day since

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