The VI All India Conference of BSNL Employees Union started at Ludhiana with the hoisting of National Flag by Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri and Union flag by Com.P.Abhimanyu, President and General Secretary of BSNLEU respectively. The massive hall which can house more than 3500 was full and many delegates / observers had to sit outside. The AIC was inaugurated by Com. A.K.Padmanabhan, All India President of CITU who called upon the workers to continue the fight against the anti-worker neo-liberal policies of the government along with the Indian working class. Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, presided and Coms. P.Abhimanyu, GS, M.Krishnan, SG, NFPE, P.Abhimanyu, GS, P.Asokababu, Dy. GS and other leaders spoke. A massive procession was organised in the afternoon participated by thousands of workers. The open session in the afternoon was inaugurated by Com. Tapan Sen, M.P., General Secretary of CITU. Com. VAN presided. Sister unions addressed and greeted the conference.

All arrangements were made by the Reception Committee headed by Coms. Sidhu, Chairman, R.L.Moudgil, President and Balbir Singh, General Secretary of the Reception Committee.

The AIC will continue till 28th September.