Minister, Naval chief at Annavaram Temple
Kakinada: Union Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju along with Chief of Naval staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Thursday visited Annavaram Satya Deva Temple and offered prayers.
Later interacting with the media persons, the Naval Chief said that with the commissioning of INS Chakra, the new submarine, India has become one of the major naval powers.
"We will acquire 44 more war ships during the next five years," he added.
District Collector Neetu Kumari and other officials welcomed the Minister and naval chief.