National Convention of BSNL Employees on 03-08-2013.
A National Convention of BSNL employees was held on 3rd August 2013 at Mavlankar Hall, New Delhi which was attended by more than 1000 delegates from all parts of India. The Convention was organised by the Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations to discuss and decide the measures to be taken for improving the financial position of BSNL and also for improving the services.
Com.C.Singh Chairman presided and Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, Convener welcomed the guests and delegates and presented the draft resolution to be discussed in the convention. Central trade union leaders including S/Shri Gurudas Dasgupta M.P and General Secretary AITUC, Swaddesh Dev Roy, Secretary CITU, B.N.Rai, General secretary BMS, Dr. Udit Raj, President All India SC/ST Employees Federation, Thomas John, Org. Secretary INTUC, R.Venkatraman, LPF and others addressed. They strongly criticised the anti-worker policies of the UPA government. They also supported the demand of employees for the revival of BSNL and MTNL. They assured to take up the issues with the government.
Convention was addressed by all the leaders of affiliated unions/associations of Forum.Convention unanimously adopted the declaration presented in the convention. The convention called upon the workers to organise similar conventions at Circle / SSA levels. ( to be continued).