Banner
Banner
Banner
Home News CRPF jawan claims service conditio...
Thursday, 12 January 2017 13:59

CRPF jawan claims service conditions disparity in video, asks Modi to intervene

E-mail Print PDF
Share

Jan 12: Close on the heels of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's "revelations" about the way soldiers are treated at the border, a CRPF constable posted at Mount Abu has alleged disparity in service conditions among security forces.

soldiers1A video that surfaced on Wednesday shows the constable, Jeet Singh from Sahjua Thok village in Mathura district, asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to resolve the matter at the earliest.

Officials at the ministry of home affairs said they were trying to verify the authenticity of the clip, which has Singh lamenting that though CRPF personnel are asked to attend to various tasks - from guarding religious events to VIP security and election duty - they are not provided facilities on a par with the army.

“Those with the armed forces avail of medical and canteen facilities, besides other welfare schemes, but nothing of the sort is provided to CRPF personnel. After retirement, we are not given ex-servicemen quota benefits that could help us bag good jobs,” Singh laments in the video.

Even teachers at government schools draw better salaries and get enough holidays, the constable alleges, questioning if CRPF personnel do not “deserve” such benefits. Urging the Prime Minister to end these disparities, the constable exhorts the public to make his video go viral – so it reaches people who matter.

Satya Pal Singh, the constable’s brother, said he used to share similar grievances about his job at home.

However, CRPF authorities responded by saying that Singh has only “voiced his aspirations” for the force, not complained about any organisation. “He raised issues that are already being discussed. We had taken them up with the 7th Pay Commission,” said director general (CRPF) Durga Prasad.

BSF soldier Bahadur – deployed along the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir – had alleged in a video that troops are served food of poor quality, and sometimes even have to go on an “empty stomach”. He also said the essentials meant for them are sold off by higher-ups in an illegal manner.

The BSF has trashed Bahadur’s allegations, and instead accused him of having a history of indiscipline, insubordination and intoxication. Sources said he could face disciplinary action in light of a home ministry circular, banning security personnel from posting sensitive details of service and operational matters on the social media.

 

Add comment

1. Coastaldigest.com reserves the right to delete or block any comments.
2. Coastaldigset.com is not responsible for its readers’ comments.
3. Comments that are abusive, incendiary or irrelevant are strictly prohibited.
4. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name to avoid rejection.


Security code
Refresh (click the refresh link if image is not clear)

In the News

court.jpg

Indore, Feb 27: Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) chief Safdar Hussain Nagori ...

kargil.jpg

New Delhi, Feb 27: The campaign of a Kargil martyr's daughter against the ABVP today drew ...

[2 Comments] Read
assembly.jpg

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27: The abduction and assault of a noted actress rocked the ...

[6 Comments] Read
scst_1.jpg

Mangaluru, Feb 27: Mangaluru city police has promised to take action against those who ...

[8 Comments] Read
abvprape.jpg

New Delhi, Feb 27: The Delhi University student, whose social media campaign against ABVP ...

[4 Comments] Read
pejavar2.jpg

Udupi/Mangaluru, Feb 27: Paryaya Sri Pejawar Mutt seer Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swami has ...

[12 Comments] Read
sehwag.jpg

New Delhi, Feb 27: Virender Sehwag was notorious for letting his bat do the talking on ...

[10 Comments] Read
Lokayukta.jpg

Udupi, Feb 27: Giving a new dimension to the diary issue, BJP State general secretary ...

kick.jpg

Bengaluru, Feb 27: A man died when his 35-year-old wife allegedly kicked him in the ...

[8 Comments] Read
Dig3.jpg

Bengaluru, Feb 27: The Congress on Sunday dared the Centre to probe the ‘Govindaraj ...

[2 Comments] Read
Yeddyurappa.jpg

New Delhi, Feb 27: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has told the Supreme Court ...

[1 Comment] Read
gala_1.jpg

Bengaluru, Feb 27: The 62-year-old Kanara Catholic Association (KCA) formed in 1955, held ...

sidu.jpg

Bengaluru, Feb 26: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today termed Tamil Nadu's ...

is.jpg

Kasaragod, Feb 26: A youth, who was among the 17 missing persons from here and suspected ...

[2 Comments] Read
RKM_1.JPG

Mangaluru, Feb 26: The Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan being carried out by city based ...

[1 Comment] Read
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner