Mangaluru, Mar 14, 2019: As a hieght of his admiration, a bus owner has painted his city bus No 14D digitally in an artictic manner highliting IAF’s Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
The bus does not have any name on either side but the painting of Abhinandan Varthaman along with the words ‘We salute Indian Army.’ The painting of Abhinandan on the bus is being widely appreciated on social media, including Facebook and Twitter and cheered as it passes by.
MLA Vedavyasa Kamath post on his Facebook page had received highest ‘likes’ and ‘shares’. In his post, Kamath said, “Indian soldier Abhinandan’s painting in Mangaluru city bus.. Jai Hind.’
The Facebook page of Mangalore city declares, “Tribute paid to Indian Army by this Mangalore city bus is Epic!”
The bus (route number 14 D) operates between Kavoor and Mangaladevi via Morgan’s gate - Nandigudde-Valencia-Kankanady- Mallikatte- Nanthoor-Yeyyadi.
The bus is owned by Vikram Shetty. In the past Shetty had painted his bus in a manner to save Kambala.