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Coastguard offshore patrol vessel Vigraha commissioned by defense minister Rajnath singh

Indian Coast Guard's offshore patrol vessel Vigraha was commissioned in Chennai  by defense minister Rajanath singh on august 28th. The ship will be based at Visakhapatnam and operate on the eastern seaboard.

Augmentation in the security capabilities; so no terrorist attack by sea after 2008 Mumbai incident

 

Addressing the gathering on occasion, defence minister Rajnath Singh said along with increasing its capability, the Coast Guard is continuously enhancing the capability of the nation. “It is the result of this augmentation in the security capabilities that we have not suffered any terrorist accident by sea route since the 2008 Mumbai attack,” he said.

The Coast Guard has always been ready to extend help the neighbouring countries in line with the spirit of inclusiveness, he said. He however did not comment on the frequent attack on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy

Tamil Nadu minister for industries Thangam Thennarasu was also present on the occasion.
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