National Maritime Day celebrated

Last Updated: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 12:48

Port Blair: The 49th National Maritime Day
was celebrated at Dr B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology here
today.

The day is observed to commemorate the maiden voyage
by an Indian Ship S S Loyalty of Scindia Steam Navigation
Company Ltd to the United Kingdom on the same day in 1919.

The day began with hoisting of the flag at the
institute by P P Paul, Senior Maritime Faculty, followed by a
parade by maritime cadets.

Various sports events and a cultural programme were
also organised.

PTI



First Published: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 12:48

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