Indian Navy Day celebrated on 4 December 2023 at at Sindhudurg in Maharashtra

  1. Indian Navy Day is observed on December 4th annually to commemorate the 1971 attack on Karachi harbor during the war with Pakistan.
  2. The theme for this year’s Navy Day is ‘Operational Efficiency, Readiness, and Mission Accomplishment in the Maritime Domain.’
  3. The day pays tribute to the courage and sacrifices of the Indian Navy in protecting the nation’s maritime borders.
  4. The Indian Navy played a crucial role in securing India’s victory in the 1971 war, particularly through Operation Trident, which significantly damaged the Pakistani Navy’s western fleet.
  5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the Navy Day program at Sindhudurg in Maharashtra this year.
  6. The Navy Day celebrations occurred at the historic Sindhudurg Fort, constructed in the 17th century by Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
  7. The fort symbolizes Maharashtra’s historical richness and the maritime strength of the Marathas.


  1. When is Indian Navy Day celebrated annually?
    • a) December 1st
    • b) December 4th
    • c) November 15th
    • d) January 26th
  2. What event is commemorated on Indian Navy Day?
    • a) Independence Day
    • b) Victory in Kargil War
    • c) 1971 attack on Karachi harbor
    • d) Naval Day
  3. Which operation during the 1971 war crippled the Pakistani Navy’s western fleet?
    • a) Operation Blue Star
    • b) Operation Trident
    • c) Operation Desert Storm
    • d) Operation Vijay
  4. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi participate in the Navy Day program in 2023?
    • a) Goa
    • b) Kochi in Kerala
    • c) Sindhudurg in Maharashtra
    • d) Chennai in Tamil Nadu
  5. Which historic fort off the Maharashtra coast hosts the Navy Day celebrations 2023?
    • a) Red Fort
    • b) Sindhudurg Fort
    • c) Jaigarh Fort
    • d) Golconda Fort
  6. Who constructed the Sindhudurg Fort in the 17th century?
    • a) Akbar the Great
    • b) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
    • c) Aurangzeb
    • d) Rana Pratap

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