Indian Navy to Salute Corona Warriors
Eastern Naval Command (ENC) will join the Armed Forces across the country to show solidarity with the Corona Warriors on Sunday, 03 May 20. A host of events will be organised by units under ENC to pay tributes to all Corona Warriors including Doctors, Nurses, other health workers, hygiene and sanitation staff, police personnel and media personnel who have been risking their lives and relentlessly fighting the COVID and containing the spread of the pandemic.
On Sunday morning, Naval Officer-in-Charge (Andhra Pradesh) will be visiting Govt. TB and Chest Hospital and GITAM Hospital which are the designated COVID hospitals at Visakhapatnam and felicitate the Medical fraternity for their efforts. This will be followed by a naval helicopter from INS Dega showering flower petals on the hospitals treating COVID patients at Visakhapatnam.
Two IN ships will also be at Anchorage off RK Beach and illuminating from 7:30 pm to midnight on Sunday at Visakhapatnam. They will also salute the Corona warriors through traditional Naval ceremonials. Two ships of ENC will be at anchorage off the Marina Beach at Chennai to honour and salute these Corona Warriors by illuminating and traditional Naval ceremonials. In addition to illumination, the ships will also be firing Green flares signifying our good wishes for the health of our citizens.