New Delhi. 21 January 2017. Sep Chandu Babulal Chavan crossed over to Pak Occupied Kashmir from own Krishna Ghati sector on 29 Sep 16. In order to ensure his release the matter was taken up with Pakistani Military authorities through the existing Hotline  and scheduled DGMO level talks. His presence was acknowledged by Pakistan on 07 Oct 16. The matter has been continuously raised in scheduled DGMO level talks since then. The issue was also taken up  diplomatically through our High Commission in Pakistan and Ministry of External Affairs.

 Today  at 1PM, India finally got confirmation by Pakistan Military Authorities that  Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan would be handed over to Indian Authorities at Wagah  at 3 PM Indian time. The Jawan was finally handed over to Indian  representatives at Wagah Crossing Point at approx 3:45 PM.