Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was shot dead by Pakistan F-16 near the Line of Control (LOC) in February, was captured by Islamabad and later released, will be awarded Veer Chakra, one of India’s highest military honors. Reports. On February 27, the Wing Commander unloaded the Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 jet during a dogfight before his plane was successful. On the same day, Pakistani Army officials apprehended him and took him into custody. The fighter pilot suffered a rib fracture, back pain and some injuries as he was allegedly attacked by locals at Potter.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Vartaman returned to India on March 1 after being apprehended and remained in Pakistani custody for two days. After completing his medical procedure, he was sent on sick leave for four weeks but joined his squadron in Srinagar.
About 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and attackers were killed in India’s mission to avenge the terrorist attacks in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir on February 14.
Abhinandan was captured by Pakistani security forces but released to India on the Wagah border 60 hours later.
Upon his return to India on March 1, Vartaman, son of a former high ranking IAF officer, underwent tests in New Delhi and was sent from Jammu and Kashmir as part of the service process after clearing medical examinations. As security reasons.
The Veer Chakra is the third highest wartime military award in India after the Param Vir Chakra and Maha Veer Chakra.
The wheel is given to bravery in the presence of the enemy, whether on land or in the sea or in the air.
*From Various Sources