The Anti-Victimisation Convention held at Thiruvananthapuram on 5th October 2015 by BSNLEU, SNEA and BSNLCCWF was massively attended with comrades coming from all parts of the state. The Bankmen’s Hall, where the convention was held was full and overflowing with comrades.
The Convention was presided by Com. George Verghese, Circle Secretary SNEA and Chairman of the Joint Action Committee. Com. K.Mohanan, Circle Secretary BSNLEU Kerala Circle and Convener of the JAC welcomed all the participants and the invitees. He narrated the developments consequent to the agitation by the Casual Contract workers and employees and the arrogant way the CGM dealt with the same and victimised the leaders of BSNLEU and SNEA, who fully supported the struggle. Coms. V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, BSNLCCWF, P.Abhimanyu, General Secretary, BSNLEU, Rajan, Treasurer, SNEA, P.V.Chandrasekharan, senior leader, Animesh Mitra, General Secretary, BSNLCCWF, Saibal Sen Gupta, N.R.Somasekharan Nair, Circle Secretary, CCLU,Treasurer, BSNLEU, Pratap Kumar Asst. General Secretary, BSNLEU, Vijayakumar, Org. Secretary, A.V.Kuriakose, Circle Prsident, BSNLEU, R.Muralidharan Nair, former AGS, BSNLEU, Muralidharan, Circle secretary, P.III Union, Bhagya Lakshmi, Convener, Mahila Committee and many other leaders addressed the convention. Coms. John Veghese, All India Org. Secretary, N.K.Nalwade, Circle Secretary, Maharashtra and other leaders were also present.
All the speakers in strong words condemned the victimisation of 15 comrades, who were issued with charge sheet, suspended and also filed FIR against them. The Arrogant CGM MSS Rao, who is in the ‘Agreed List’ (list of persons against whom vigilance cases are there) is trying to disturb the services in the circle as also victimising the union workers. He was transferred, but by going to court he got stay and is clinging to his post in Thiruvananthapuram. The convention congratulated the workers for their sustained struggle and assured that all efforts would be made to ensure that the transfer of the concerned CGM is immediately got implemented.
The victimised workers and leaders were honoured by the house.
All India leaders who were present assured that the CGM will be transferred and victimisation will be nullified.