- IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was released by Pakistani authorities at 9 pm.
- Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman gets hero’s welcome, patriotic slogans rend the air at Attari-Wagah border.
- Indian Army has received Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman few moments ago. He was captured by Pakistan after an aerial combat on Wednesday.
— ANI (@ANI) March 1, 2019
#BREAKING | Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is back home in India, he is going through Indian Customs.#Abhinandan #AttariWagah #BSF #IAF #AbhinandanVarthaman #WelcomeHomeAbhinandan #WelcomeBackAbhinandan #AbhinandanMyHero
— Pratidin Time (@pratidintime) March 1, 2019
According to sources, a special plane will fly Abhinandan from Amritsar to Delhi.
Meanwhile, addressing a public meeting in Kanyakumari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “every Indian is proud that the brave Wing Commander Abhinandan is from Tamil Nadu.”