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BSF jawan's post goes viral, govt launches probe
Border Security Force (BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose videos about the plight of soldiers on borders, went viral on social media, has been transferred from the Line of Control to the headquarters of his 29 battalion in Poonch. As per a report in India Today, he has been given a plumber's duty.

After the videos went viral on social media, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had ordered an inquiry into the soldier's three videos alleging poor food and near starvation due to corruption by high level officials. The BSF has also ordered an enquiry into the allegations made by Yadav.

In one of the three videos, that Yadav had posted on social media, he shows dinner being cooked in semi-darkness and complains how the dal is cooked using only turmeric and salt.

In another video, Yadav says, "This is the quality of the food we get... we are on duty for 11 hours in the snow and at times we have to stand throughout... how can a jawan do his duty?" He also claimed that often the soldiers have to go to bed on an empty stomach.

"The government's store is full but everything is sold. I appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order an investigation," says the soldier, also alleging that "anything can happen to me after I put out this video."

As per reports, it has come to the surface that Yadav was severely punished four times. But in an interview with the ABP, while accepting that he was at fault and has been punished, he also claimed to have been awarded 16 times including a gold medal for the best BSF all-rounder.

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