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CRPF jawan Jeet Singh.

Now CRPF jawan cries discrimination in a video

AGRA: A couple of days after BSF constable’s video alleging poor diet, hunger at border, went viral, a 26-year-old CRPF jawan, who hails from Mathura and is deployed in Mount Abu, has posted another video alleging discrimination in between the facilities provided to Army and paramilitary forces.

A resident of Mathura’s Sonkh area Jeet Singh has stated in his video that, “We all do duties whether it is election related, gram panchayat, VIP security, Parliament house, airport, temple, mosque but facilities provided to CRPF are inferior to the armed forces.”

In a message to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the constable said, while teachers in government colleges get Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 salary along with leaves on festivals but CRPF personnel on duty in dense jungles in places like Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand don’t have any facilities.

He said that while army personnel gets pension, the paramilitary jawans aren’t entitled to it even after 20 years of service. “We don’t have ex-servicemen quota, no medical facilities,” he said adding that facilities given to army personnel are superior to paramilitary forces and is discrimination.

Talking to TOI, Jeet’s school friend Anil Chaudhary said, “His father passed away long time back and he lives with his mother and wife in Mathura.” Anil said Jeet joined CRPF in March 2012 and his first posting was in Manipur and presently he is posted in Mount Abu. Jeet’s brother, Satyapal Singh said he often complains about bad quality food the force.