” The P and T Trade Union Movement” written by V.A.N.Namboodiri and published by NFPE was released on 6th August 2017 by Com. Tapan Sen,M.P.., General Secretary, CITU at the All India Conference of AIPEU Class III at Bengaluru. Com.M.Krishnan, Secretary General Confederation of CG Employees and Workers, Com. R.N.Parashar, Secretary General NFPE, Com.C.C.Pillai former SG NFPE, Com.K.Rahavendran, former SG NFPE, Com.K.V.Sreedharan, former GS P.III and other all India leaders were present. The book is having a forward by Com. A.K.Padmanabhan, Vice-President, CITU.
The book contains the history of the P and T Trade Union movement since 1900, the formation of the various unions, formation of UPTW, NFPTE as also the detailed report on the historical strikes of 1908, 1919, 1946, 1960, 1974, 1984 etc. and upto the bifurcation of the Department in to Postal and Telecom and the consequent bifurcation of NFPTE in to NFPE and NFTE.