The Circle Executive Committee meeting of Punjab circle is taking place at Chandigarh today. Com.A.K.Verma, vice-president is presiding over the meeting. Com.Balbir Singh, circle secretary welcomed everyone. Com. P.Abhimanyu,GS and Com.R.S.Chauhan, Vice-President(CHQ) are attending this meeting. Com.P.Abhimanyu, GS, reported on the decisions of the Agartala CEC meeting. He also spoke on important issues, such as Wage Revision, Subsidiary Tower Company,etc. Com.R.S.Chauhan, VP(CHQ) addressed the meeting on current issues. Thereafter, Com.Balbir Singh, CS, presented the report on activities, which included the mid-term review, on the functioning of the circle union. Followed by this, circle executive committee members are deliberating and the session is continuing.
The CBI has arrested the notorious and corrupt ITS officer Adesh Kumar Gupta, along with two other officers in a bribery case. Adesh Kumar Gupta, who is working as the PGM, Faridabad, Haryana, has been arrested with two other officers, Kamal Mewani, AGM and Shankar Verma, JTO. It may be recollected that Adesh Kumar Gupta is the person, who was involved in the murder of Com. Sukendar Pal Singh, the former BSNLEU district secretary of Ghaziabad. In the present case, the CBI has registered a case under section 120-B of IPC and Section 7 of PC Act, 1988, on a complaint received from a contractor. It was alleged that the contractor was awarded work related to provisioning of new broadband connections/maintenance of broadband services by the Office of the PGM, BSNL, Faridabad. On completion of the work, the contractor has submitted 32 bills, totalling Rs. 7,99,877 for the said work during the period November, 2017 to January, 2018. Adesh Kumar Gupta has demanded Rs 51,000 through the AGM, for passing the bills. It is noteworthy that on an earlier occasion also, Adesh Kumar Gupta, was arrested on corruption charges, when he was GM, Noida. However, he managed to become the the PGM of nearby Faridabad. This only shows the influence he enjoys with the “ higher-ups”.
[ Source : UNI dated 21-04-2018 ]
Com. G.B.Salakki, former AGS, BSNLEU, bereaved.
Mrs.Nandavva Basappa Salakki, mother of Com.G.B.Salakki, former AGS, BSNLEU, passed away at Bijapur yesterday. She was 92 years old. She had been the affectionate mother of many of the BSNLEU comrades of Bijapur, as well as many circle level leaders of the Union. She used to attend the programmes of our Union at Bijapur. The CHQ of BSNLEU grieves due to the death of this affectionate mother, and conveys it’s heartfelt condolences to Com.G.B.Salakki, former AGS, his family members and the comrades of BSNLEU
As per the call of the AUAB, memorandums were submitted to the Governors of Tamil Nadu and Punjab, even though Marches were not conducted. In Tamil Nadu, permission was not granted by the police, to conduct the March to Raj Bhawan. But, the leaders of AUAB were granted time by the Governor, for submission of the memorandum. Accordingly, the AUAB leaders met the Tamil Nadu Governor and submitted the memorandum. In Punjab, a demonstration was conducted in BSNL office, and thereafter the memorandum was submitted to the Governor by the leaders of AUAB.
As per the decision of the Agartala CEC meeting, the Circle Executive Committee meeting was conducted by Telecom Factory, Kolkata Circle, on 20.04.2018. Com.Sekhar Bhattacharjee, Circle President, presided over the meeting. Com, Om prakash Sing, Circle Secretary cum Organising Secretary(CHQ), welcomed all the comrades and made his presentation. As per decision of CEC meeting, Com. Saibal Sengupta, AGS, reported the decisions of the Agartala CEC meeting. After discussion by the executive committee members, the meeting resolved to implement the decisions of the Agartala CEC meeting.
As per the decision of the Agartala CEC meeting of BSNLEU, the Circle Executive Committee meeting of Bihar circle was held on 20th April, 2018 at Samastipur. The meeting was presided over by com M.K.Singh, circle president. After submission of the draft activities report by Com B.P.Singh, CS, Com Sunithi Choudhury, Organising Secretary (CHQ) and all district secretaries took part in the discussion. Com Swapan Chakraborty ,Dy GS, addressed the meeting and explained the decisions of the Agartala CEC meeting. He spoke elobratedly on the neo-liberal policies, struggles against the Subsidiary Tower Company, Wage Revision and other important issues.The meeting decided to implement the decisions of the Agartala CEC meeting, in Bihar circle. More than 50 circle office bearers and district secretaries attended the meeting.