A well attended meeting of BSNLEU and AIBDPA, Bengaluru District, CGM Office, Civil/Electrical, QA and STR was held at BSNLEU Office, Bengaluru at 14.00 hours on 27th June 2015, presided over by Com. Kempe Gouda, District President. Com. C.K.Gundanna, Circle Secretary, Karnataka spoke about the decisions of the CEC at Dalhousie. The house stood in silence for one minute paying homage to Com. A.M.Patil, Circle secretary, Gujarat, who passed away at the time of CEC. Com. H.V.Sudershan, Dist. Secretary, BGTD, addressed the house and welcomed all. Senior leaders Muddiah, J.V.Keshav, T.S.Krishna Moorthy, Infran Pasha, Shravan Kumar singh, Farooque, Girish, Krishnan kutty, H.C.Prakash, Bharathi, M.Manchaiah, Shivalinga Prasad and other leaders were in the dais.
Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, founder General Secretary and Patron BSNLEU and also Founder Convener of Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations addressed the house and briefed about the latest developments after the successful 2 days strike on 21-22 April 2015, the meeting with the Secretary, DOT and the assurances etc. He also spoke about the efforts being made by the Forum and the Management to implement the ‘09.00 PM- 07.00 AM’ campaign for improvement of services and BSNL expansion. The present position of 78.2% IDA pension fixation was also stated. Com. Namboodiri answered and explained on the issues raised by the members. He was given a very affectionate reception at the meeting.
The Bengaluru Comrades assured Com. Namboodiri that BGTD and other districts in Bengaluru will ensure the ‘Save BSNL Campaign’ very effectively and ensure profit for the BSNL. Thanks for the Bengaluru Comrades and Circle Union for the excellent meeting and discussion.