June 22, 2021

Legendary INS Rajput Decommissioned

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#INSRajputDecommissioned, #IndianNavy, #NavyDestroyer

#INSRajputDecommissioned, #IndianNavy, #NavyDestroyer

The Indian Navy’s first Kashin-class destroyer legendary INS Rajput was decommissioned at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam after serving the nation for 41 glorious years on Friday, 21 May 21. The ship was decommissioned in a solemn and low key event due to the ongoing COVID Pandemic when the National Flag, Naval Ensign, and the Decommissioning Pennant were lowered at sunset time in the presence of Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command, the Chief Guest for the ceremony. In recognition of the yeoman service rendered to the nation by the ship, a Special Postal Cover was released by the Chief Guest on the occasion. #INSRajputDecommissioned, #IndianNavy, #NavyDestroyer

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