Chief Commander Anil Dhasmana Secret Phone Call about return Abhinandan Varthaman
Chief Commander Anil Dhasmana made a phone call to his then ISI counterpart Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir Ahmed Shah demanding the immediate release of the IAF pilot.
Indian Air Force (IAF) Pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned home on March 1 through the heavily guarded Wagah-Attari border post (PTI).
On this day in 2019, the riot law of the then Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was raised at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the release of pictures of injuries sustained by Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter pilot Abhinandan Varthaman captured by Pakistan. He warned his ISI opponent and the pilot of the Indian Air Force’s MiG-21 that Pakistan would have to pay a heavy price if it was harmed.
Wing Commander Abhinav Abhinav’s MiG-21 Bison was shot down after successfully blocking a post of Pakistani fighters along the Line of Control in the Rajouri-Mendhar sector on February 27, following the Balakot strike. The IAF pilot hit the fourth-generation F-16 before hitting his old MiG-21 in a dogfight over the skies of Jammu.
Shortly afterwards, he was detained by villagers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, congratulating Verthaman. The place where he landed and was handed over to the Pakistani military.
After talking to the former Air Force in an interview with the Hindustan Times, intelligence and politicians have been able to reconsider some of the moves inside New Delhi and Islamabad.
Which forced Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to release the Indian fighter pilot.
After making the announcement in the National Assembly on 28 February, Prime Minister Imran Khan called the decision a “gesture of peace”.