Utilising the opportunity of Com.VAN Namboodiri’s visit to Nagpur in connection with the membership verification in BSNL, the AIBDPA held at meeting at the BSNLEU office premises. Veteran leader Com. Dakhtod presided. Com. Namboodiri, Patron NCCPA and Advisor AIBDPA spoke about the issues of the pensioners like 78.2% IDA pension fixation, Restoration of Medical Allowance and other issues. He also spoke about the Strike proposed by the Central government employees against the retrograde recommendation of the VII Central Pay Commission. The doubts raised by the members were explained by Com. Namboodiri. Many comrades subscribed to the ‘Telepensioner’ on the spot.

Com. Namboodiri visited Com. B.P.Petkar, Secretary of AIBDPA and convener Co-ordinating Committee of Pensioners’ Associations at his residence. Com.Petkar is resting at home after heart operation and discussed association issues. We wish him early full recovery.