Udupi, Mar 02 2019: Speaking to media, Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt Udupi on March 1, Friday stated that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s courage was exemplary even when he was a captured by Pakistan. Pejawar seer said that by the pilot’s exemplary behaviour, the prestige of India was at an all time high.
The seer added the country should desist from war with Pakistan. War was the cause of a lot of pain and disasters. He said PM Narendra Modi dealt with the matter after the Pulwama attack was highly appreciated.
The seer stressed it was not desired to a make a controversy about former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa’s statement that the BJP would win 22 seats in the State after the airstrikes carried out by India on terrorist camps in Pakistan.
The seer out of the blue said that he had watched the Hindi film ‘Uri’ based on surgical strikes by India across the Line of Control in 2016, at a multiplex in Manipal on February 28. This experience was a boost to admire the Indian soldiers and their performance in the field.