Nat Geo's landmark mission to take viewers inside Indian navy

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Mumbai, Sep 21 (UNI) After taking its viewers to the top of the world with 'Mission Everest' in collaboration with the Indian Army and the Air Force with mission 'Udaan', the National Geographic channel is coming back with its biggest mission 'Nat Geo Mission Navy: Leharon Ke sartaj'.

The eight episode programme is slated to go on air from January, said the channel's managing director (South Asia) Nikhil Mirchandani in the presence of Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta yesterday.

Addressing the news conference on board 'INS Mysore' here, both said the series will bring to light the details of the Indian Navy to the people.

Mr Mirchandani said the Nat Geo Mission will provide five civilians the once in a lifetime opportumity to be part of the navy training, and imbuing them with courage, grit and determination which is synonymous with the Indian Navy.

The most resilient, deserving and valiant of the five finalists will have the honour of sailing with the Navy's 'Lehron ke Sartaj' on an international tour.

Mr Mirchandani said the Indian nationals above 18 and are physically fit can apply to be part of this mission. The selection for this mission from the civilians will be held in Delhi (October 12), Bangalore (October 19) and Mumbai (October 26).

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