Wing Commander, Abhinandan Varthaman who showed true bravery and courage has become an example of real patriotism. Looking upon this he will be awarded Vir Chakra on this Independence Day, as per the reports by India Today.
Abhinandan became a known name and face after downing Pakistan Jet F-16 with his MiG-21 Bison. He showed ultimate power and courage even after he was captured by the Pakistan on February 27,2019.
He was released by Pakistan and returned to India on 1 March,2019.
He will be awarded with India’s third highest military honour tomorrow.
Abhinandan fired an R-73 missile, to take out Pakistan F-16 aircraft before his MiG-21 bison was hit by AMRAAM missile.
He deserved this award as he proved his patriotism even in his toughest situations by not giving up on his loyalty towards India.