Attari/Hyderabad: IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was on Friday evening handed over to Indian High Commission officials at Pakistan’s Wagah border, Indian officials said here.
Expressing joy, Indian tennis star, Ms. Sania Mirza tweeted, “Welcome back Wing Commander Abhinandan .. you are our HERO in the truest sense.. The country salutes you and the bravery and dignity you have shown #Respect #WelcomeBackAbinandan Jai Hind”.
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) March 1, 2019
Within minutes of her tweet, many Twitterati expressed their views. Here are some of their reactions
Proud to be a Pakistani bhabhi
Because you thought about peace we understand your feelings about indian nation
— Haris Qaimkhani (@HarisKh73038216) March 1, 2019
Hero for getting caught??? 😝
— Mehwish Naveed Faridi (@MehwishFaridi) March 1, 2019
Susraal ki traf sy izzat d tmhn….
— Jaffry (@Jaffry26341802) March 1, 2019
Sohaib malik janta hai???
— Hridoy Khan-RC Fans❤ (@HridoyK28926987) March 1, 2019
Meanwhile, Bollywood actor, Shah Rukh Khan also tweeted, “There is no better feeling than Coming back Home, for home is the place of love, hope & dreams. Ur bravery makes us stronger. Eternally grateful. #WelcomeBackAbhinandan”.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 1, 2019
It may be mentioned that on Tuesday, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan had announced that the captured IAF pilot will be freed on Friday.
On Friday, the Islamabad High Court dismissed a petition filed against the release of IAF pilot.