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(in India) n
1. a soldier
2. a young man
[Urdu: young man]
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Noun1.jawan - (India) a private soldier or male constable
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Indian - a native or inhabitant of India
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
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Lal Bahadur Shastri used the slogan "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan", but the Congress Government believes in "Mar Jawan Mar Kisan," said Modi.
CRPF jawans had criticised Abdullah for giving the event a miss despite being the head of the state where five of its personnel were killed in a suicide attack in Bemina area because of a weird diktat by the state police that prevented them from using arms.
Army jawans of the Madras regiment have launched extensive rescue and relief in Chennai's Defence Colony area of Nandambakkam on motorboats.
Meanwhile, Mussoorie Police has launched a hunt to nab the accused jawan.
Later on, the Additional IGP Operations Dr Muhammad Naeem and Vice Chancellor Dr Saleem Ur Rehman jointly distributed course certificates amongst the 14 jawan who successfully completed their two months course.
An Army jawan tried to molest a 23-year-old student in a village when she was out to collect firewood.
Five-year-old Jawan David of Calumet City, Illinois, found his mother unconscious on July 25, but instead of panicking, he immediately called 911.
Our jawans need just short re- orientation and they will be able to adjust to the needs of the paramilitary forces.
The IGP while narrating the events of bravery and determination demonstrated by the police jawans and brought into his notice during his surprise visits to various police stations in the province, paid rich tributes to them for their devotion to duty.
This he said while distributing course completion certificates amongst the police jawans at School of Investigation Hayatabad on Friday.
While talking to media persons DPO Karak Atiquallah Wazir termed the training very useful and claimed that it would be very helpful in the capacity building of the police Jawans.
The Jawans expressed satisfaction by finding the IGP amongst themselves.