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President releases stamp on INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya

President released a postal stamp and ‘First Day’ cover on Indian Navy’s recently commissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

INS VikramadityaNew Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today released a postal stamp and ‘First Day’ cover on Indian Navy’s recently commissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.

The President released the stamp at a function here organized as part of the traditional ‘At Home’ hosted by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi on the occasion of Navy Day.

The function was attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, National Advisory Council Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Defence Minister A K Antony among others.

INS Vikramaditya, Indian Navy’s latest, largest and most powerful ship was commissioned on November 16 in Russia and is now on its passage to India.

PTI

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