Special Cover – INS Sahyadri – By India Post
The defence minister A K Antonyon July 21 commissioned warship ‘INS Sahyadri’ into the Indian Navy. The warship Sahyadri is the third of the indigenously designed and constructed stealth frigates of the Shivalik Class, built by Mazgaon Dock Limited in Mumbai. ships has been named after the Sahyadri Mountain range which extends from the Gujarat-Maharashtra border south of river ‘Tapti’ to Kanyakumari across Karnataka and Kerala.
The crest of Sahyadri depicts two ‘Gurj’ swords-the traditional weapon used by warriors of the Sahyadri region, against the backdrop of the majestic Sahyadri Hills.
Date of Issue:-21.07.2012.
Contributed By:- Mr Lawrence lyngdoh, Shilong
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