FORUM OF BSNL UNIONS / ASSOCIATIONS
D-7, Telegraph Place, Gole Market, New Delhi – 110 001.
All General Secretaries of BSNL Unions/Associations
of Non-Executives and Executives
Sub: SAVE BSNL - Organising Three Days Dharna from 6 th to 8 thJanuary 2015
As per the decision of the Forum, Three Days Dharna at SSA/Cirlce levels and at Corporate office is to be organised from 6th to 8th January 2015 jointly by the Forum affiliated unions/associations in support of our demands to the government and the BSNL Management on the issue of Revival of BSNL. It is in preparation for the Parliament March on 25th February and Indefinite Strike from 17th March 2015. During the period, a massive campaign among the workers and people has to be conducted and one crore signature to be collected on the Memorandum to be submitted to the Prime Minister on the day of the Parliament March on 25th February 2015.
The Dharna has to be organised with massive participation in all the centres. Within the three days, we have to ensure that all the employees are involved, meaning, that every employee participates in Dharna at least one day. This will be a comitment of each and every worker to the action programme. One third of the workforce at least should be there in each day dharna.
Circulars and pamphlets be issued with details of our demands and agitation, which can be supplied to the public and other trade unions who visit the dharna site. The Forum leaders at Circle/District levels should contact leaders of fraternal unions and seek their support and solidarity. Signatures could be collected from people and members of fraternal unions during this period of dharna. Wide publicity should be given in the press about the demands and programme. Representatives of the
people like M.P.s, MLAs, Mayor, Councillors etc may be invited to inaugurate / address the dharna in support of our campaign to SAVE BSNL. Press Conference also can be conducted, wherever
The Three Days Dharna is a major campiagn programme, after the Lunch Hour Demonstration on 11 th December 2014 and has to be organised very effectively.
It is requested that the General Secretaries give direction to their Circle Secretaries to initiate the preparations immediately in co-ordination with other Circle Secretaries.