BSF Jawan Who Posted Video Alleging Poor Quality Of Food Files Plea Against Termination  

The Logical Indian Crew Haryana

February 2nd, 2018 / 2:01 PM

Courtesy: The Times of India | Image Credits: Tej Bahadur Yadav

Border Security Force officer, Tej Bahadur, who made headlines last year for his viral video regarding the poor quality of food served to Jawans, filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court to officially get his termination cancelled.

Taking cognizance of his plea, Justice P B Bajanthri on Tuesday issued a notice to the Union home ministry, BSF director-general K K Sharma and the commandant of BSF’s 29 battalion in which Yadav had served. The matter will come up for next hearing on May 28, as reported by The Times of India.

Bahadur who served in the military, however, said as reported by The Times of India that he made the video to show it to his immediate seniors ASI Gurdeep Singh, ASI Tej Pal Singh and the mess commander, Ct U Vasudeva Rao. He had no intention of putting the video on any public forum. However, his colleagues posted the video on Facebook from where it was taken up by many media houses. Yet, no action was taken by the officers in charge.


Bahadur was posted in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir where he shot a video in January last year and alleged that the quality of food that is served to the paramilitary is sick to the extent that it cannot be eaten. The video spread on the internet like wildfire. People got furious. This led to many inquiries. As a result, the army set up an inquiry committee against Tej Bahadur and alleged that he had connections with the foreign power. On this pretext, the BSF jawan was terminated.

Tej Bahadur was to get voluntary retirement from January 31, 2017, as a result of his voluntary request submitted by him in the month of November 2016. However, his resignation was cancelled, and he was outrightly terminated from his services by the security force court.


Written by :

Edited by : Poorbita Bagchi

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

BSF Tej Bahadur Yadav

BSF Jawan’s ‘Daal’ Video Might Have Led To Mutiny, Hence Sacked: Govt

Maratha Agitation Reservations Pune

Pune: Maratha Outfits On Indefinite Strike Demanding Termination Of Police Cases Against Agitators

PM Modi Interferes In BSF Jawan One Week Salary Cut Issue, BSF Drops Charges


[Updated] BSF Jawan, Punjab Police Personnel Deployed To Perform “Marriage Duty” At IG Daughter’s Wedding Venue

BSF Rape

Mizoram: 2 BSF Jawan Allegedly Raped A Woman And Poured Acid On Her Face To Cover Up The Crime

Food Wastage

If Lack Of Food Processing Leads To Food Wastage, Why Half The Food In America Ends Up In Landfills?

Latest on The Logical Indian


Indian Govt Proposed Reliance Name For Rafale Deal, We Didn’t Have A Say In This: Ex-French President


Journalist Arrested For Satire On Konark Temple, Odisha Govt Passes Privilege Motion Demanding Action

Get Inspired

Rats Sniff Out Landmines And Save Thousands Of Lives In Africa & Asia, Also Detect Tuberculosis


WB: 2 Youths Died As Police Allegedly Open Fired At Students Protesting Urdu Teachers’ Recruitment

My Story

My Story: “Carrying Kirpans Is Even By The Constitution Of India But Why Do I Have To Explain It Everytime?”

Get Inspired

Pune: Hindus, Muslims Come Together To Hold Ganesh Chaturthi & Muharram Proceedings In Same Pandal


Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.