The first day of the hunger strike called by the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations demanding immediate repatriation of non-optee ITS officers from BSNL to DOT or perpetual deputation for all employees as is proposed for ITS, was a big success. In all centres the hunger-strike was participated by many comrades from all unions. In Delhi, the hunger strike was organised before the Corporate office. All India leaders and circle leaders participated.

Similar reports have been received from many centres. The hunger strike will continue for one week.