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IAF pilot Abhinandan’s parents receive standing ovation on flight

As Pakistan will handover IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman through Wagah Border on Friday afternoon, his parents left for Wagah. People in the flight in which Vardaman's parents were flying gave a standing ovation. Earlier, while speaking in Parliament, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that they would release captive Indian Air Force pilot on Friday as a 'big peace gesture'. Khan's surprise announcement to a joint session of Parliament, that Varthaman will be released Friday, was greeted by loud thumping of desks by the lawmakers.

Updated : 01 March 2019, 08:09 AM