Naval Investiture Ceremony: Navy Chief confers awards in Mumbai

The Naval Investiture Ceremony for 2019 was held at the naval helicopter base INS Shikra of Western Naval Command (WNC) in Mumbai on Wednesday. On behalf of President Ramnath Kovind Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba conferred Gallantry and non-Gallantry Awards announced on the Republic Day this year to meritorious personnel, as well as citations to Naval units which have distinguished themselves during the past year. The ceremony was witnessed by senior dignitaries of the Indian Navy and families of the awardees. A 50-men Guard of Honour was paraded during…

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