Tea is fantastic – Abhinandan Varthaman’s catchphrase is trending atop social media as Pakistan celebrates the anniversary of resounding victory on India on February 27th, 2019.
Interestingly, Australian sports journalist Dennis who is touring Pakistan to cover Pakistan Super League shared a video on his Twitter account and said that he is hosting the ‘World Biggest Tea Party’ today.
He said that people do not need to be in Pakistan with him to join his tea party instead he urged people to share their images and videos enjoying tea on this day.
He posted his video yesterday that pinged across social media instantly. Currently, the ‘World Biggest Tea Party’ is trending atop globally on social media with people from various countries posting their images to participate in the trend.
Australian journalist, Dennis Freedman, took an amusing dig at Abhinandan Varthaman with lighthearted banter. Twitter saw an outburst of reactions as social media users rallied in on the call of Dennis to rejoice the day with a cup of tea.
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A ‘fantastic cup of tea’ became symbolic of Abhinandan Varthaman after his video of appreciating the tea during his brief captivity in Pakistan went viral on social media. Pakistani memester and netizens used this catchphrase to jeer India and its captured Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
Dennis added that the five best entries will win a prize from him. People from all over the globe are sharing their entertaining videos under the hashtag World Biggest Tea Party on Twitter.
Social media users say a cup of tea will remind India of its humiliating setback on a historic day. Adding that the shootdown of two Indian jets and the capture of an Indian pilot disreputed the jingoistic Indian military and leadership globally.
انڈین ائیر فورس کے ونگ کمانڈر ابھی نندن کو ایک کپ چائے کی قیمت #Mig21 کی صورت میں ادا کرنی پڑی۔۔@arsched @adeelraja @arypowerplay #ArshadPowerPlay #HappySurpriseDayIndia #27FebSurpriseDay #Abinandhan #WorldsBiggestTeaParty #WeSaidWeDid #JF17 pic.twitter.com/ZEDT8NGgZ1
— Talha Chaudhary (@chtalha0001) February 27, 2020
The tea is fantastic ☕️. Just before the #Airshow at sea view. #WorldsBiggestTeaParty #HappySurpriseDayIndia pic.twitter.com/edicgpwFqu
— Usama Qureshi (@UsamaQureshy) February 27, 2020
The government of Pakistan has decided to celebrate February 27th as the ‘Surprise Day’ to commemorate Pakistan Air Force’s ‘Operation Swift Retort’ against the Indian Air Force following the violation of Pakistan’s airspace the same day last year.
Pakistan and India engaged in an aerial dogfight after two Indian jets violated the airspace of Pakistan on LOC Kashmir in the daylight on February 27th.