Paradip: Indian Coast Guard Ship Razia Sultana was decommissioned with full armed forces honors in a traditional military ceremony held at Paradip port in Odisha on June 1.
ICGS Razia Sultana, synonymous with Razia Sultana, ruled the seas for the last 21 years and was named as the ‘Sultan’ of the Indian Coast Guard. The ship has brought laurels to the Indian and foreign shores and has been the last of its kind in the Indian Coast Guard fleet.
During the ceremony, an impressive Guard of Honor parade was held and the Coast Guard flag was lowered on the ship for the last time with the sunset. Immediately after the ‘decommissioning pennant’ equal to the length of the ship. The ship has flown the National Flag and the Coast Guard ensign with great pride and honor during its illustrious career of 21 years of commissioning.
Commander Coast Guard District Odisha, while addressing the crew and CG paternity present at the ceremony, highlighted the contribution made by this vessel to the field and commended the ship and all its crew for the last 21 years of service to the organization. appreciated.