The Border Security Force (BSF) dismissed a soldier, who uploaded a video on social media to complain about the poor food at a camp along the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir in January, 2017.
The soldier, Tej Bahadur Yadav alleged that the troops were served bad quality food and even had to sleep “empty stomach” at times, prompting the border guarding force to initiate an inquiry.
His dismissal shows the government’s apathy towards the sufferings of soldiers. On the one hand Modi government has been using the Indian army for their political benefits and congratulating them on their ‘surgical strikes’. And on the other, they couldn’t care less about the rights of the soldiers.
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