Navy week celebrations from December 4

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    Navy week celebrations from December 4 - The Times of India
    KOCHI: The naval base at Kochi is planning to conduct a host of programmes ahead of the annual navy day celebrations on December 4.
    Programmes will also be held to commemorate the Indian Navy's gallantry in the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
    A medical camp at St. John De Britto's convent and Waif's Home at Veli will be conducted on November 25in connection with this.
    The traditional "Beating the Retreat" ceremony, comprising military music and precision drill, will be held on December 4. Manjula Chellur, chief justice of Kerala high court, will be the chief guest at the ceremony.
    Naval warships, aircrafts and marine commandos will display their skills in the"Operations Display" planned along Marine Driveon December 7 and 8. Chiefminister Oommen Chandy will be the chief guest at the display on December 8.
    The naval base will be open to the public from December 13 to16.
    Visitors can view naval warships, static displays of aircraft and the multi-dimensional skills of the navy on these days.
    The festivities will come to an end with the popular"Navy Queen pageant" on December 21.

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