Within two days of him being captured in Pakistan and pleas from India to bring him back, IAF wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman will finally be set free. Pakistan has decided to send him back to the country after India’s strong message. “As a peace gesture, we are releasing Wing Commander Abhinandan tomorrow,” Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a statement in Parliament.
On Tuesday, India foiled an attempt by Pakistan Air Force to carry out strikes in Jammu and Kashmir.
Post that, a pilot was “missing in action”. Pakistan had later confirmed that the IAF wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman was in its custody. After the Pulwama attacks which took place on February 14 by Pakistan’s terrorist group JeM, Indian Air Force destroyed terrorist camps in Pakistan on February 26 in what is being termed as India’s Surgical Strikes 2.0.
Among one such Indian fighter jet, was wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman. He was stranded in Pakistan after a PAF jet managed to strike his fighter jet down. Videos of his bravery made rounds of the internet.
The good news, that he will be released on Friday, have started making headlines soon after Pak PM’s statement was amde public.
Indians are rejoicing his return, so how could Bollywood celebrities stay back in sharing the happiness on the news that our braveheart is all set to come back to his homeland?
See here what celebrities like Kartik Aaryan, Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu and others had to say: