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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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Meena's wife hurled abuses at the jawan even at the slightest mistake.
The Additional IGP maintained that shaheed Safwat Ghayur was an "ideal officer" of all the jawan of the force and every one was following his foot prints in line of duty and that was why every jawan had become a stumbling block against the terrorist and so far no jawan has showed retreat or abounded the duty points or check posts.
10 (ANI): Two army jawans died in a terror attack on Sunjwan army camp in Jammu city.
Initial investigation reveals that the jawan is mentally unsound and fired out of frustration," a police official said.
He informed that the sacrifices offered by the police jawan will be written in golden words in the history of police.
Rewari (Haryana) [India], Feb 7 ( ANI ): A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan hanged himself after allegedly murdering his wife in Haryana's Rewari.
The ceremony was arranged to award police jawan of three district i.
Another DRG jawan sustained minor blast injuries near Biriabhoomi in Dantewada district.
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.
She said that Umeed Jawan would continue its cooperation for the purpose.
Its jawans embraced certain martyrdom in the line of duty and it was an honor for him (IGP) that he was commanding such a brave force.
Antony's statement killing of Indian jawans along the LoC, was left redfaced on Thursday when its general secretary Gopinath Munde said the attack was carried out by " terrorists".