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With 17 cases of heart attack in BSF, DG concerned over dietary habits of Jawans

Bikaner (Raj), PTI | Updated : 16 March 2015, 09:49 AM

BSF Director General Devendra Kumar Pathak on Sunday expressed concern over increasing cases of heart attack among the Jawans of Border Security Force and suggested them to take care of their dietary habits.

Pathak said there is a rise in the cases of heart attack in the BSF. In 2014, there were 17 cases of heart attack. So, Jawans should pay attention to their dietary habits.

He also advised them to do physical exercise daily.

The BSF DG was inspecting the border posts in Bikaner sector. Noting that 2015 is the centenary year of the BSF, he said out of 1,900 border posts of BSF, the 237 were provided potable water through pipelines and rest would also be provided piped water this year.

First Published: Monday, March 16, 2015 09:46 AM
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