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IAF pilot Abhinandan honoured with sand sculpture by artist Sudarsan Pattnaik

The artwork shows the Wing Commander and a fighter jet with a caption that says 'salute to our brave hero Abhinandan.' 

Published: 01st March 2019 01:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2019 01:11 PM   |  A+A-

Abhinandan Varthaman

Sand art of Abhinandan Varthaman at Puri Beach by Sudarsan Pattnaik. (Photo | Twitter/@sudarsansand)

By Online Desk

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has paid tribute to IAF pilot hero Abhinandan Varthaman, who is set to be released by Pakistan.

In a thoughtful gesture, the Padma Shri awardee created a beautiful work of sand art at the Puri Beach in Odisha to welcome Abhinandan back home. The work shows the Wing Commander and a fighter jet with a caption that says 'salute to our brave hero Abhinandan.' 

Meanwhile, a lot of heartwarming messages are pouring in for the IAF pilot on social media. People are sharing photos of him with heartfelt messages on Twitter, welcoming the brave pilot. 

This is not the first time the sand artist is paying tribute to our heroes. Following the airstrike by the Indian Air Force, Sudarsan created an artwork saluting the IAF with a caption saying 'fight against terrorism.'

Abhinandan is expected to be released by Pakistan later in the day. He will be reaching India through the Wagah border. 



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