1ST ALL INDIA CONVENTION OF CASUAL , CONTINGENT, PART TIME & CONTRACT WORKERS AT TIRUPATHY FROM 13TH TO 14TH NOVEMBER A GRAND SUCCESS.
As notified by NFPE the 1st ALL INDIA CONVENTION OF CASUAL LABOURERS working in Department of Post was organized in befitting manner at TIRUPATHY the holy city from 13th to 14th November 2011 at com. K. Siddappa Nagar [rail kalyan auditorium.
On 13th morning registration of delegates was started and continued up to 13-00 hrs. The number of delegates registered is as follows.
1. ANDHRA PRADESH CIRCLE - 53
2. TAMILNADU CIRCLE - 47
3. WEST BENGAL CIRCLE - 30
4. KERALA CIRCLE - 15
5. KARNATAKA CIRCLE - 11
6. MAHARASTRA CIRCLE - 6
7. JARKHAND CIRCLE - 2
8. BIHAR CIRCLE - 2
At 16-00 hrs MASS RALLY started from rail kalian and reached the venue of open session Com. N.appaswamy hall [TIRUPATHY HEAD POST OFFICE PREMISES] at 17-00 hrs passing through main streets of Tirupathy town in which hundreds of postal employees from various surrounding postal divisions participated. Leaders of postal and confederation Coms. M.KRISHNAN, C.C. PILLAI, K. RAGHAVENDRAN, M.S. RAJA, APPAN RAJ, T. SATYANARAYANA and CIRCLE SECRETARIES OF NFPE UNIONS participated.
Afterwards open session was commenced which was presided by Com. Y.NAGABHUSHANAM, working chairman of Reception Committee. Com. C.Kumaraswamy Reddy general secretary reception committee invited the leaders to the dias.on behalf of reception committee chairman Sri. P. Ramachandra Reddy, former minister and MLA Punganur constituency his son Sri. MITHUN REDDY gave welcome address. Com. A.V. NAGESWARA RAO, SECRETARY, CITU AP STATE COMMITTEE ADDRESSED THE GATHERING AS CHIEF GUEST. MLC Sri. V. BALASUBRAMANYAM attended as chief guest and addressed the gathering. Com. V A N NAMBOODRI, the president BSNL CASUAL & CONTRACT WORKERS FEDERATION addressed the gathering as one of the chief guests.
Coms. C.C. PILLAI, EX SG NFPE, M.S. RAJA, SECRETARY, CCGEW, K. RAGHAVENDRAN, WORKING CHAIRMAN CCGEW&EX SG NFPE, M.KRISHNAN SG NFPE, T. SATYANARAYANA, and GS AIPAEA addressed the gathering. Coms. APPANRAJ, GS, AISBCOEU, GOPALAKRISHNAN, WORKING PRESIDENT PIII, RAGHUPATHY, ASST, SG NFPE and all CIRCLE SECRETARIES OF NFPE unions AP circle were present on the dais. Com. K. ramachandram, CS AIPAEU readout the message from Com. PRANAB BHATTACHARYA, GS Admn. Union. Session ended with vote of thanks by Com. N. Sridhar branch secretary RIII TIRUPATHY BRANCH and secretary reception committee.
The historic convention commenced at 10-00 am sharp which was presided by com. Y.Nagabhushanam. Few minutes silence was observed by the house in memory of com. M.K.PANDHEY the veteran trade union leader who worked in various capacities in CITU and others who passed away recently.
The convention was inaugurated by Com. M. Krishnan Secretary General NFPE and addressed by Coms. APPANRAJ, GS,AIPSBCOEU, GOPALA KRISHNA,WORKING PRESIDENT PIII, SK. HUMAYUN, PRESIDENT P4,P.PANDU RANGARAO, AGS,AIPEDEU,R.SIVANNARAYANA,Dy.GS, PIII, DASV PRASAD ,CS PIII & CONVENER NFPE CIRCLE COORDINATION COMMITTEE& MNV RAO, LEADER, RJCM, AP CIRCLE addressed the convention.
Coms. CC PILLAI, K. RAGHAVENDRAN, T.SATYANARAYANA, RAGHUPATHI and CIRCLE SECRETARIES Coms. R.J. MADHUSUDAN RAO CS RIII & Y.BHOOMESWAR CS R4 WERE ALSO ADDRESSED THE SESSION.
Nearly 35 delegates participated in the discussions from all the states.
Afterwards the name of the union which was proposed as
"ALL INDIA POSTAL CASUAL,PARTTIME,CONTINGENT & CONTRACT WORKERS FEDERATION "
by Com. M.KRISNAN was unanimously approved by the house.
Along with that the following were approved by the house.
1. THE BYE LAW 2. THE FLAG OF THE UNION AS RED FLAG 3.RESOLUTION ON THE DEMANDS AND PROGRAMME OF ACTION.
PROPOSED PROGRAMME OF ACTION
1. HUNGER STRIKE BY ALL GENERAL SECRETARIES BEFORE DIRECTORATE
2. HUNGER STRIKE BY ALL CIRCLE SECRETARIES BEFORE CPMG OFFICES
3. DATES OF THE PROGRAMME WILL BE ANNOUCED LATER
OFFICE BEARERS WERE ELECTED UNANIMOUSLY BY THE HOUSE. [Placed separately]
The convention was concluded after vote of thanks by Com. T. ARMUGAM, D/S CASUAL UNION, TP DN& Dy.GENERAL SECRETARY RECEPTION COMMITTEE
Secretary General NFPE