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The meeting of the All India Co-Ordination Committee of Public Sector Trade Unions (CITU), held at Hyderabad on 22nd June 2015 has called upon the entire PSU workers, including contract workers, to organise and make the One Day Strike called by the Central Trade Unions a big success.

The meeting was held at Com. Sunderayya Vignan Kendra, at Hyderabad. !52 delegates from 46 unions participated. From BSNLEU and BSNL Casual and Contract Workers Federation, Coms. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Swapan Chakraborty, J.Sampath Rao, Mohan Redyy, Taranath and Paripoornachari participated.

Meeting was presided by Com. Vishnu Mohanty, CITU Vice-President. Com. Tapan Sen, General secretary, CITU, inaugurated the convention. Com. Swadesh Dev Roy, Convener, Co-Ordination Committee, presented the report and reported the latest developments. More than 25 comrades participated in the discussion. Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri and Com. Swapan Chakraborty addressed on behalf of BSNLCCWF and BSNLEU respectively.

The Convention unanimously decided to make massive campaign amongst the workers about the anti-worker policies of the government. The policy of the government to close or privatise all the PSUs has to be resisted and defeated. The exploitation of the casual and contract workers have to be opposed and justice meted out to them. The immediate task is to campaign to make the strike a complete success. State level conventions should be organised. Without struggle, negotiations will not be successful. The report presented by the Convener was unanimously adopted. It was also suggested that a meeting of the CPSTU be held in preparation of the strike.

The meeting of the Co-ordination Committee and the discussions and decisions have enthused the delegates. All are determined to make the strike a big success.