Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced that as a peace gesture, they will be releasing the captured Indian pilot tomorrow.
As soon as the news of his release got out, Twitter couldn't stop itself from celebrating the national hero.
One of those rare days when you feel good about your otherwise nagging neighbour.— Shikhar Aggarwal (@Shiki_Aggarwal) February 28, 2019
Lots of Abhinandan to Wing Commander Varthaman's family, his story could be the start of a shift in how the two nations go ahead.#AbhinandanMyHero
Respects to Mr @ImranKhanPTI for letting #Abhinanadan to go home 🙏🏻— vinoth (@mohan_vinoth) February 28, 2019
Many half baked politicians shall learn from him ! #AbhinandanMyHero #AbhinandanToBeReleased #SayNotToWar #SayYesToPeace pic.twitter.com/eynGyyTGg7
Wing Commander Abhinandan, Indians are looking forward to welcome you back with pride. We are all so very relieved. I hope the animosity ends with your return. #AbhinandanMyHero— Ananya Sengupta (@AnanyaSengupta9) February 28, 2019
Our braveheart returning tomorrow 😍— Pucca_Indian🇮🇳 (@Kaukau39044357) February 28, 2019
can we just for a second thanks pakistan prime minisiter for the safely return of wing commander abhinandan. #welcomebackabhinandan. thanks for keeping the respect of our soldier and our nation. @ImranKhanPTI— vaibhavkapila (@vaibhavkpila) February 28, 2019
It is a victory for all peace loving Individuals in India & Pakistan .— Pankhuri Pathak پنکھڑی (@pankhuripathak) February 28, 2019
We will remember this gesture @ImranKhanPTI .
We also expect you will take a tough stand on terror outfits targeting India .#AbhinandanMyHero the nation is eagerly waiting for you !
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I can only smile at the thought that Wing Commander Abhinandan will be safely home with his family tomorrow. Happy to acknowledge anyone who helped make it possible, for whatever reason... 😊#AbhinandanMyHero #Abhinandan#WelcomeBackAbhinandan— Ashwath... 🇮🇳 (@iamash03) February 28, 2019
Happy to listen that he gonna be back tomorrow without any conditions..— 🔸Ankita🔸🇮🇳 (@Call_me_Anki) February 28, 2019
Salute to Abhinandan#WelcomeBackAbhinandan
Absolutely fantastic. 1.3 billion prayers have finally been answered. The nation waits to welcome our Hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Sir. Jai Hind.#WelcomeBackAbhinandan— Roshani (@IndiaBhakt1) February 28, 2019
Yeahhhh!! The whole country was with you Commander! There was no way u wouldn't be free! 100 crore plus prayers God can't ignore. Big big victory in all fronts - Diplomatic, military, EVERY! YAYYY #WelcomeBackAbhinandan #IndiaStrikesBack ♥ https://t.co/FkYbcHW8wo— Prakriti Yadav (@Prakriti_99) February 28, 2019
Finally, some good news. It heartening to see that common sense has prevailed.