Yogvedanta Poddar, was forced to deboard and handed over to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after a co-passenger overheard his telephonic conversation and complained to the cabin crew, said a Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport official.
Poddar, a resident of Kolkata, was arrested and handed over to the police.
Poddar's father claimed that his son was playing a prank on his friends by sending those messages. The flight took off for Mumbai following the incident.
(With inputs from agencies.)