The circle executive committee meeting of Chennai Telephones circle was held today the 21.05.2018. Com.P.Abhmanyu, GS and Com.S.Chellappa, AGS, attended the meeting. Com.E.Natarajan, circle president, presided over the meeting. Com.M.Kanniappan, circle secretary, welcomed everyone and placed his report on activities before the house. Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, addressed the meeting and spoke at length on various important issues like wage revision, Subsidiary Tower Company, revival of BSNL, 5th September Worker Kisan Sangarsh Rally at New Delhi, etc. Com.S.Chellappa,AGS, also addressed the meeting and spoke on important issues. Serious discussions by executive committee members took place, regarding strengthening the democratic functioning of the Union and streamlining the functioning. The meeting decided to send 200 comrades to the 5th September New Delhi rally and to conduct a young workers convention soon in Chennai circle. Com.S.Hemavathy, circle treasurer, proposed vote of thanks.
The circle executive committee meeting of Andhra Pradesh circle is held in Vijayawada in a jubilantly. More than 250 comrades, including 50 lady comrades, participated. The meeting was presided over by Com. K.Prabakar Rao, Circle President. Com.N.Ramarao, DS, Vijayawada, welcomed everyone. Com.S.Chellappa, AGS, addressed the meeting and reported on the decisions of the Agartala CEC meeting. He also explained about the government's Neo-Liberal Policies, Wage Revision and the Subsidiary Tower Company issues. Discussion took place on the report submitted by the Circle Secretary. A Seminar on "Revival of BSNL and Draft National Digital Communication Policy was held. Shri Y.Ravindrnath, GM(HR) and Com. P.Asoka Babu, Vice-President (CHQ) spoke on it. The CEC meeting was also addressed by Com.K.Dharmarao, CS, BSNLCCW, Com.Ramadevi, Member, BSNLWWCC and Com.K.S.C.Bose, CS,AIBDPA.
Com. Moni Bose memorial lectures on Neo-Liberal Policy & Communal Harmony were organised at CTO hall, Kolkata. It was organised by the four BSNLEU Circle Unions West Bengal, CTD, Stores & Factory. Before deliberations started, the leadership of the four circles paid homage to our beloved leader Com. Moni Bose. Com. Asis Das, Asstt. Circle Secy., West Bengal Circle, Com. Sisir Roy, Circle Secy, CTD and Com. Om Prakash Singh, VP (CHQ) & Circle Secretary, Telecom Factory circle, spoke on the works, ideology and struggles of Com. Moni Bose in a packed auditorium. Com Nazez Nouroz, Com. Prabir Dutta and Com. Sekhar Bhattacharjee jointly presided over the meeting.
Com. Moni Bose, former General Secretary of the AITEU CL-III union and our beloved leader, passed away on this day in 2010. On the day of his 8th death anniversary, the leaders and members of BSNLEU fondly remember the contributions of Com. Moni Bose to the working class movement and resolve to march forward in the path shown by him.
The Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan (JEJAA), an umbrella organisation of trade unions, kisan and other mass organisations, has given call to conduct demonstrations at state capitals and at Delhi on 23.05.2018, against the anti-people pro-rich policies of the Modi government. CHQ calls upon the circle and district unions to actively take part in this programme.
BSNLEU has played crucial role in getting the Central Government’s Child Care Leave implemented in BSNL. From time to time, BSNLEU is also taking the initiative for the implementation of all amendments issued by the DoP&T, in the Child Care Leave. The DoP&T has issued office memorandum on 01.04.2016, that in the case of disabled children, the Child Care Leave can be availed without any age limit. This order of the DoP&T is yet to be endorsed by the BSNL Corporate Office. BSNLEU has written to the GM (Estt.) of BSNL CO, demanding that the letter should be immediately endorsed.
BSNLEU observed the 8th death anniversary of our beloved leader, Com. Moni Bose today, by organising a memorable educative programme at New Delhi. In the programme, organised in K.G.Bose Bhawan, two intellectuals, viz., Dr. Prabhir Purkayasta of Delhi Science Forum and Dr.Satyaki Roy of Institute of Studies for Industrial Development, delivered lectures on Neo-liberal Policies and Communal Harmony. Com.Sushmita, daughter of Com.Moni Bose, greeted the function and briefly shared her memories about Com.Moni Bose. 65 selected leaders and comrades from the Northern circles, took part in this educative programme. Com. R.K.Mishra, CS, UP(East) and Com.Ashok Pareek,CS, Rajasthan, presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, respectively. Com.Swapan Chakraborty, Dy.GS, welcomed everyone and Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, delivered the introductory speech. All the participants expressed their appreciation to the CHQ, for organising such a memorable programme.