The massive convention of the AIBDPA held at Thiruvananthapuram on 18th March has called upon the BSNL_DOT Pensioners to prepare for a serious and sustained struggle for settlement of the long pending issues of the Pensioners.
The Convention was held at P and T House premises. Com.K.Arjunan, SSA President presided. The Convention was inaugurated by Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Advisor, AIBDPA who explained the demands of the Pensioners in General and that of BSNL-DOT Pensioners in particulars.
The struggles organised by BSNLEU and AIBDPA on the demands were explained, with specific reference to Pension Revisions. He strongly protested against the undue delay in settlement of 78.2% IDA fixation for BSNL pensioners. The efforts made by CHQ were also briefed.Comrades M.Krishnan, SG Confederation, R.Muralidharan Nair, AGS, BSNLEU, K.Mohan, Circle secretary, BSNLEU, P.V.Chandrasekharan, President, AIBDPA Kerala Circle, N.Ramesh, Circle secretary, AIBDPA, V.Kesavan, Circle Vice-President, M.C.Nair, Vice-President, Kerala CGPA and other leaders addressed. Com. Padmanabha Pillai, District Secretary AIBDPA Trivandrum welcomed all comrades.
The Circle Executive Committee of AIBDPA was held in the evening of the same day presided over by Com. P.V.Chandrasekharan. The CEC discussed the report presented by Circle Secretary Com.N.Ramesh and discussed about organisational matters and pensioners issues.