Beating Retreat - Sunset Ceremony

As a part of Navy Week 2017 celebrations, Beating the Retreat and Sunset Ceremony was organised at INS Valsura from 1730 to 1945 hrs on 03 Dec 2017. The highlights of the Beating the Retreat function included performance by Navy Band, Continuity Drill (Parade), PT Display and Mashaal Display. The event concluded with Beating the Retreat, which is a ceremony to order the troops to retreat, marking the end of the day’s fighting. More than 70 dignitaries from Jamnagar and 700 personnel including service and defence civilian personnel witnessed the event. The event was reviewed by Cmde Indrajit Dasgupta, Commanding Officer, INS Valsura and attended by eminent citizens and civil dignitaries including the Municipal Commissioner, the District Collector and Senior Officers of sister services. The Beating the Retreat was followed by ‘At Home’ function at Valsura house.