The Salem District Conference of BSNLCCWF was held on 4th March 2018 at Tiruchengodu presided over by Com. K.Rajan District President. More than 200 comrades participated, including a large number of women workers. Some of them had brought their children also.
Before start of the Conference, the union flag was hoisted on the new flag-mast constructed in front of the Telephone Exchange by Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, All India President, BSNLCCWF. The National Flag and Union flag at the Conference site were hoisted by Com. S.Sreenivasan and Com.K.Venkateswaran respectively. Com.M.Selvam led in paying homage to the Martyrs.
Dist. Secretary Com. C.Bhaskar and Com. Rajasingham welcomed all the participants. Coms. S.Tamil Mani, Branch President, E.Gopal, District Secretary BSNLEU and Com. N.Veluchamy, Secretary CITU greeted the conference.
Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, in his special address spoke in detail about the demands of the casual contract workers, the discussion with the CLC/RLC, the agitations conducted and the present position of the demands. He also spoke on the national struggles being organised by the central trade unions and need to be part of the same. He called upon the workers to strengthen the organisation.
The conference unanimously elected office-bearers with Com. K.Rajan as President, Com. M.Selvam as District Secretary and Com. C.Bhaskar as Treasurer.