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Video brings to the fore age-old concerns within armed forces

DNMUM381071 | 1/11/2017 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :666 | India



New Delhi: A day after Border Security Force (BSF) constable Tej Bahadur Yadav’s video about poor quality of food caused public outrage, senior officers of the paramilitary force came out all guns blazing against the soldier, accusing him of being indisciplined, a habitual offender and a “bad hat”.
In an official response, the BSF said that a DIG rank officer had been sent to the camp to “inquire into the circumstances” and that ration available at the LoC is of “good quality, quantity and in variety.” What is odd though is the fact that in its official statement, the BSF said Yadav was sent on the posting, which is an extremely sensitive one, on “an experimental basis to observe the improvements of past counselling.”
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