In good news, Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is expected to be released around 6 pm through the Wagah border, sources have told NDTV. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that Indian Air Force Wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on Friday (March 1) as a ‘peace gesture’.
Citizens, celebrities and political leaders are celebrating the return of the Indian pilot. Pakistani media reported how our brave fighter pilot didn’t panic or lose his mind after he was caught by the Pakistani forces.
The pilot was held captive by Pakistani forces after his MiG 21 Bison crossed the Line Of Control (LoC) and landed erroneously into the neighbouring country’s territory.
Before the Wing commander was captured, he fought his captors brilliantly, fired into the air and then swallowed important documents which should not have been seized by enemy hands. All this happened while he was ‘bleeding profusely’ after the crash.
Meanwhile, the whole nation is curiously waiting for Abhinandan’s safe return, his parents are on their way to Amritsar to receive proud son. More recently, they were on their way from Chennai to the national capital on an Indigo flight and every passenger onboard cheered for Wing Commander Abhinandan’s parents and their son’s bravery.
Even the video footage of passengers cheering IAF pilot’s parents is being circulated repeatedly on social media. Abhinandan’s father who is Retd Air Marshal S Varthaman is a recognised officer and his mother Shobha Varthaman is a doctor. They left for Amritsar after landing in Delhi.
In case you didn’t watch this video:
विंग कमांडर अभिनंदन के माता पिता जब दिल्ली पहुंचे तो फ्लाइट में मौजूद यात्रियों ने किया तालियों से स्वागत…?? pic.twitter.com/N9j8EskACs
— Ravi Bhadoria (@ravibhadoria) March 1, 2019