‘SAVE BSNL –SAVE NATION’  Meeting of Forum at Bengaluru

A meeting of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations was held at Bengaluru CGM Office premises on 13th January 2015, presided over by Com.H.Y.Andeli, Circle Secretary, AIBSNLEA and Chairman of the Forum.` About 600 comrades participated. Leaders of the Forum including  Coms. Sheshadri CS NFTE, S.B.Nagvi CS SNEA, Mahalingaiah CS FNTO and Treasurer Forum, Shivalingappa, CS SEWA, Sunder Raj CS AIGETOA, Mahendran, CS TEPU, Mahantesh CS BSNLCCWF, H.L.Prasad, CS AIBDPA, M.C.Balakrishna, AGS, BSNLEU were present.

Com.C.K.Gundanna, Circle Secretary, BSNLEU and Convener of the Forum welcomed all. Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, All India Convener, Forum was given a warm reception.

Com. Namboodiri in his speech congratulated the BSNL workers and leaders of Karnataka for their sincere effort to improve the services as also participation in the three days dharna held from 6th to 8th January as per the call of the Forum. He briefed the house about the decision of the Forum to organise Parliament March on 25th February and Indefinite Strike w.e.f. 17th March demanding revival of BSNL and the support of the government for the same. The Charter of Demands of the Forum was explained. The Parliament March should be participated by thousands of workers. Massive campaign should be organised and more than one crore signature is to be collected to submit to the Prime Minister demanding revival of BSNL. SAVE BSNL Campaign should be effectively organised bringing more and more people in the campaign. Com. Namboodiri inaugurated the Signature Campaign by putting the first signature in the Memorandum to the Prime Minister.

The speech was much appreciated by the workers and in one voice they assured the Forum Convener that  the service will be improved in Karnataka and that all the action programmes will be effectively implemented.