BSNL employees in thousands marched through the janpath and Jantar Mantar in Delhi protesting against the negative approach of the central government in reviving BSNL for enabling better service to the people. It was an impressive and enthusiastic show by the Forum of BSNL Unions which is spearheading an indefinite strike from March 17, 2015. In the meeting held after the march Com. V. A. N. Namboodiri, Convenor, Forum explained the demands. Com. Chandeswar Singh, Chairman presided. Com. Tapan Sen M P, General Secretary, CITU, Com.Brajesh Upadhyay, General Secretary, BMS, Com. Amarjit Kaur, Secretary, AITUC, Dr. Dharamveer, M P of AAP, Com. Shivgopal Mishra, Secretary General, AIRF and General Secretaries of all the unions,including, Com. P. Abhimanu, BSNLEU addressed the March.
A good number of pensioners belonging to AIBDPA ,including, Com. K. G. Jayaraj, General Secretary, Com. P. Asokababu, Vice President, Com. M. P. Kunhanandan, Treasurer, Com. B. P. Petkar, AGS & Circle Secretary, Maharashtra, Com. Ramachandradu, Circle Secretary, Andhra Pradesh, Com. H. S. Thakur, Circle Secretary, Madhya Pradesh, Com. Abdul Rasheed, Circle Secreatry, UP (West) and Com.R.Prabhakar, Circle Secretary, NTR participated.
40 lakh signatures collected from the people all over the country were submitted to the Prime Minister by the delegation of Forum leaders.