TUI(P&R) had given a call to observe World Elders Day as the sixth Struggle Day on 01-10-2021 focusing the demand of a Decent and Dignified Life for the elders. Accordingly the call was endorsed by the three affiliated organisations of TUI(P&R), NCCPA, AIBDPA and AIPRPA. CHQ is happy to note that the Day has been observed in almost all the circles, in most of the places jointly with other pensioners organisations. Flag hoistings, demonstrations , meetings etc were held in various places braving Covid19 pandemic and inclement weather. In Tamil Nadu, a well represented webinar was held by the Circle NCCPA. CHQ heartily congratulate all the comrades for making it a memorable event.
NCCPA organised a National level Webinar at 4PM on 01-10-2021. Com. V A N Namboodiri, Patron, NCCPA predided. Com. A K Padmanabhan, Vice President, CITU delivered the keynote address and highlighted the point that the social security of the elders is cetainly linked with the social system being adopted in each country and the hope is the Struggle. Coms. Shiv Gopal Mishra, Secretary, NJCM (Staff Side), K K N Kutty, Secretary General, NCCPA, K G Jayaraj, General Secretary, AIBDPA, Com.Mohan, Tamil Nadu Circle General Secretary, AIPRPA and Pabitra Chakraborty, Deputy Secretary General, NCCPA spoke on the issues of the pensioners and the elders.