New Delhi, 17 August 2017
Prime Minister Modi, on the evening of 16 August, met all women crew of INSV Tarini set to sail on global circumnavigation. Along with the Navika Sagar Parikrama team, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba also met the PM. Captain D Donde (R), & Cdr Abhilash Tomy KC (Mentors) and Boat Builder Ratnakar Dandekar also accompanied Admiral Lanba.
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.