Very enthusiastic reports are coming in on the preparation of the National Strike on 26-11-2020 from almost all sections of the workers and the people at large. No doubt the strike will create a new history and milestone in the struggles of the nation.
The call of NCCPA to organise Solidarity Dharna on 25-11-2020 in support of the General Strike has already been communicated to all the units. Let us extend all support to the striking unions in BSNL including CCWF.
All AIBDPA units are once again requested to organise the Dharna on 25-11-2020 jointly with other NCCPA constituents, wherever possible, and independently according to local conditions.
Please also note that all the units have to send the following email to the Finance Minister on 25-11-2020.
It is also requested to send brief report and photos to CHQ.
Ms. Nirmala Seetaraman, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of India, North Block, New Delhi (through e mail )
Her e mail address :- firstname.lastname@example.org
Text of the message:
We support the one day general strike of the working class in the country on 26-11-2020 and request you to settle the issues they had projected. We also request you to kindly concede the following important demands of the pensioners urgently;
(a) Release the Dearness Relief impounded
(b) Implement Option No. 1 of pension fitment formula as third option.
(c) Reimburse the medical expenses of all pensioners and clear the medical claims of BSNL pensioners pending since 2018.
(d)Implment the pension revision from 1.1.2017 to BSNL pensioners;
e) Revise the pension of PNB pensioners without further delay
(f) Restore the rail travel concessions to senior citizens.
(g) Sanction festival grant of Rs.20,000 to pensioners/family pensioners.
(h) Rescind base year change for DA
With kind regards,
District /Area Secretary,
All India BSNL DOT Pensioners Association