Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman should be awarded, added the Congress leader in the lower House.
The World Cup spoof ad featuring IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike has not gone down well.
BJP workers "forcibly took out" the procession 'Abhinandan Yatra' without taking any permission from the authorities concerned, a police officer said.
After an hour-long 'darshan' at the temple, the prime minister will address a party meeting 'Abhinandan Sabha' being organised by the BJP Kerala State committee.
Sources also revealed that before Abhinandan was moved to Rawalpindi by Pakistan's ISI operatives, he was treated well by the Pakistan Army.
F-16 dogfight: Wing Commander Abhinandan’s squadron wears ‘Falcon Slayer’, 'AMRAAM Dodger' uniform patch
Varthaman had struck down Pakistan's F-16 jet during a dogfight on February 27.
The Congress had raised concerns PM Modi's comments for invoking Captain Abhinandan Varthaman's release and alluding to the efforts of the Centre for his release.
Modi also took a jibe at NCP leader Sharad Pawar, saying if he is unaware of his next move, then how Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan can gauge what he will do.
Varthaman, who was captured by Pakistan on February 27 during aerial combat with Indian Air Force, had returned to his squadron in Srinagar last month though he was on a four-week sick leave.
The IAF officer could be recommended for a Vir Chakra, India’s third-highest war-time gallantry award.