A male police constable or soldier.
More example sentences
- In the ensuing gun battle three army jawans, one police man and a civilian sustained bullet injury.
- The fire was effectively retaliated by the police and army jawans.
- The militants first opened fire from the top of a hillock when the jawans were in a regular patrol in the area.
from Urdu jawān 'young man', from Persian; ultimately related to young.