BSF has dismissed Tej Bahadur Yadav who had a complaint about the poor quality of the food. Tej Bahadur court-martialed due to recording a series of video on his mobile phone showing the quality of the food served to the jawans on the forward post at the border.
BSF Officials said Tej Bahadur was dismissed by the BSF on the basis of a report of Staff Court Of Inquire (SCoI). A senior official said, “The action of dismissal of the jawan has been taken under the Border Security Act that us applicable to all the personnel serving in the paramilitary force. Tej Bahadur has been found guilty on several charges including uploading the said video in violation of laid down procedures and rules. He still has an option to appeal against the verdict withing three month time.”
BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur appealed for voluntary retirement but BSF rejected his request.
Tej Bahadur Yadav, BSF constable who had released a video on quality of food served has been dismissed: Sources pic.twitter.com/75ea8o7zNn
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The charges specifically against him were:
- An act pre-judicial to good order and discipline of the force in which he made false allegations on social media regarding the quality of food and did not adhere to the formal grievance redressal mechanism of the force.
- Neglect to obey general orders of the force in which he carried two mobile phones while on operational duty against the SOP and also posted photographs in uniform on social media in contravention of instructions.
Yadav took social media by storm by uploading series of videos showing the bad quality of the food being served by the BSF. The video went extremely viral on social media and also become the topic of debate at national media.
Several Petition were lodged seeking the Security organization stands on sub-standard quality food being served to the security forces personnel. BSF assured investigation and proper action in this case. He was also rumored dead few days back, the hoax was spread by Pakistani media.