In a sensational development, a soldier claiming to be from India’s Border Security Force has alleged rampant corruption in the para-military forces.
The video, originally posted on YouTube has now gone viral on social media platforms with leaders from non-BJP parties slamming the so-called ‘champions’ of nationalism.
In the video, the soldier even expresses his fear that he may not be alive after posting the video on social media platforms.
Tej Bahadur of 29 battalion goes on to narrate the despicable condition soldiers are forced to live despite politicians of certain hue using their names to extract electoral mileage for themselves.
The soldier says that they are often forced to sleep empty stomach even though there’s no dearth of food supply to the armed forces. He appeals to Prime Minister to intervene to make situation better for them.
The BSF has taken cognisance of the video and promised to look into the matter.
A tweet from its official Twitter handle said, “BSF is highly sensitive to the welfare of tps.Individual aberrations,if any,are enquired into.A senior officer has already rchd the location.”
BSF is highly sensitive to the welfare of tps.Individual aberrations,if any,are enquired into.A senior officer has already rchd the location https://t.co/3fH7qZdV5P
— BSF (@BSF_India) January 9, 2017
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted on Monday night confirming that he had seen the video and had asked the BSF to send a full report.
His tweet said, “I have seen a video regarding a BSF jawan’s plight. I have asked the HS to immediately seek a report from the BSF & take appropriate action.”
I have seen a video regarding a BSF jawan’s plight. I have asked the HS to immediately seek a report from the BSF & take appropriate action.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) January 9, 2017
You can watch the video below;