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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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14 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore each for kin of the two MP jawans killed in bomb blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
SANGHAR -- A Rangers sepoy has died and four other Jawans have sustained injuries in a road mishap here on SangharShahdada Pur road.
One sepoy Azmat Ullah died on the spot while four other jawans were critically injured.
In this connection, a formal ceremony was held in which the CPO distributed prizes and certificates among 39 Jawans of 10 dolphin teams.
Highlighting the sacrifices of the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in the war against terror, the Chief Minister stated with a sense of appreciation that Punjab Police alone has lost 1400 officers and jawans in the field against terrorism and street crimes and also paid tributes to the officers and jawans of Pakistan Army and other law enforcing agencies who have offered countless sacrifices over the years for betterment of the country.
PTI Vivek Oberoi has donated 25 flats to the families of CRPF jawans killed in the line of duty.
Shri Rajnath Singh said that this App is required when the jawans feel that their problems need attention of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Militants opened fire on a civilian passenger vehicle carrying Central Reserve Police Force jawans at Sempora in the Pantha Chowk area in the afternoon, a police official said.
He complained that he and fellow jawans were served parantha without any side dishes to be washed down with a cup of tea.
Addressing the ceremony the IGP Nasir Khan Durrani informed that BDU jawans were performing frontline role in war against terror and it could be gauged from the fact that its jawan successfully defused more than six thousands bombs in line of duty and thus saved the people from huge holocaust and catastrophic.
The girl, from Kolkata's Dum Dum locality, was raped several times by two Indian Army jawans on a train to Amritsar.
The incident took place at about 1 PM when the jawans were patrolling.