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Warships to dock at ports in all continents to mark I-Day : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 6

To celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence, commemorative visits are being undertaken by Navy ships to foreign ports in every continent.

Various activities and events are planned at each of these ports by Indian Missions on August 15. Tricolour will be hoisted onboard these ships in the presence of Indian diaspora and local dignitaries. The events are spread across six continents, three oceans and in six different time zones.

Navy crew will conduct band performances in public places and auditoriums and will have ships open for schoolchildren, diaspora and local population. INS Chennai and INS Betwa will be at Muscat (Oman), INS Trikand at Mombasa (Kenya), INS Sumedha at Perth (Australia), INS Satpura at San Diego (North America), INS Tarkash at Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and INS Tarangini at London.

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