The Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of NFPTE started today, 24th November 2013 at New Delhi. The function was held at the MPs’Club Hall at North Avenue near the NFPE CHQ office. The function started at about 1700 hours. The hall was full of CHQ leaders as also senior leaders who have come from all the circles.Com. Satyanarayana, Vice-President, NFPE presided. Com. Parashar, Dy.SG, NFPE welcomed all the leaders and workers.
The celebration was inaugurated by Dr. Prabhat Patnaik, the veteran economist and eminent writer. He analysed the present economic condition of the country, the influence of the international, specially, US finance etc. The pressure of the US to get the State Bank of India privatised was exposed by Dr. Patnaik.
Coms. S.K.Vyas, veteran leader of the CG Employees, V.A.N.Namboodiri, President BSNLEU, KKN Kutty, Chairman, Confederation, P.Abhimanyu, GS BSNLEU, M.S.Raja, SG Audit and Accounts Association, K.P.Rajagopal, SG ITEF, V.Bhattacharjee, SG, Civil Accounts Association, Des raj Sharma, former SG NFPE and others addressed. Com. M.Krishnan, SG NFPE, who is also the SG Confederation spoke about the programme and also about the sacrifices made by the pioneers of the P and T Trade Union movement.Com.Giriraj Singh, President, NFPE proposed vote of thanks.
The start of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of NFPTE was well done. My Hearty Congratulations to the organisers. IN the coming year, we expect a lot of such celebrations through out the country, which will educate the workers of the great heritage of the CGE and P and T TU movement.