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BSF jawan handed down with seven-day pay cut for not using 'Shri' Before PM Modi's Name

The Incident Took Place On February 21 Inside The BSF's 15th Battalion Headquarters In Mahatpur, Nadia (West Bengal), During The Zero Parade, A Routine Exercise To Account For Jawans' Daily Activities.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 07 Mar 2018, 09:42:32 AM
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New Delhi:

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan who forgot to affix 'honourable' or 'Shri' while referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been served with a bizarre punishment by the central armed police force.

The Border security force termed the incident as a mistake on part of the jawan and "disrespect" to the Prime Minister. The constable was handed down a seven-day pay cut.

The incident took place on February 21 inside the BSF's 15th Battalion headquarters in Mahatpur, Nadia (West Bengal), during the zero parade, a routine exercise to account for jawans' daily activities.

During the parade, constable Sanjeev Kumar used the word "Modi programme" while giving a report. 

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First Published : 07 Mar 2018, 09:36:01 AM

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