Kargil Vijay Diwas: Indian Navy To Welcome Visitors On Naval Vessels In Mumbai And Kochi

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The navy's decision comes on the account of Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations where they will welcome visitors onboard of the frontline vessels of the Indian Navy

Written By Shloak Prabhu | Mumbai | Updated On:

Visiting an Indian Navy's ship will soon be a reality for many as the Indian Navy has decided to open doors for people to visit the naval vessels. 

The navy's announcement comes on the account of Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations where they will welcome visitors onboard. The Navy through a post has detailed how people could visit the defense vessel. The Western and Southern Naval Command have been selected for the event.  

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As for the people of Mumbai, the navy has decided that children from the fifth grade and above can visit the ships on July 26 and opened it for others on July 27. The doors will be open from 9 AM to 3 PM on both days. The entry is free of charge and visitors will be given access from the Tiger Gate near Mumbai's Ballard Estate.

However, the navy has listed some rules which they expect people to follow because of security reasons:

  • No mobile phones or cameras will be allowed
  • No handbags will be allowed 
  • Entry will only be provided with a valid government-issued ID card

 Here's a picture uploaded by the Indian Navy's Instagram handle which gives out the details pertaining to the visit:

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In Kochi, the headquarters of the Southern Naval Command (SNC), two navy ships will be open for a visit on July 20 and 21 from 9 AM to 5 PM. For the commemorative activities, people will be given access to the two SNC ships--INS Sutlej and INS Sujata from the Mattancherry Wharf, berth Q2 of Cochin Port Trust (CoPT). Similar security measures have been taken in Kochi. 

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