As per the call of the Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations, lunch hour demonstrations were held in Circles and SSAs of BSNL. The employees wore black badges protesting against the delay in issuing orders for the 78.2% IDA pension fixation for the BSNL pensioners.
In BSNL Corporate Office, protest demonstration was held during lunch time. Slogans were raised demanding implementation of 78.2% fixation and protesting against the delay. Com. C.Singh, GS NFTE and President Forum, presided. Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, Patron, BSNLEU addressed and explained the demand in detail,the injustice meted out to the pensioners and demanded immediate settlement. All India leaders of unions, Coms. Swapan Chakroborty(BSNLEU), K.Sebastian (SNEA), Prahlad Rai (AIBSNLEA), R.S.Chauhan (BSNLEU) and others were present.