Report on Circle Conference of AIPEU Gr-C, Postmen and MSE/Gr-D
And GDS(NFPE), WB Circle
The 36th Circle Conference of AIPEU Group C, 32nd Circle Conference of AIPEU Postmen & MSE/Group-D and 2nd Circle Conference of GDS(NFPE) were held on & from 27-30 October in Central Kolkata. After hoisting the Red Flags and garlanding the Martyrs Column, the joint open session started at about 10-30 in the morning at Mahajati Sadan, Kolkata on 27th October. At the beginning one classical (singing and dancing) portrait having title ‘ADHIKAR KE KAKE DAI……….(which means, without struggle no rights can be achieved)’. Presidium comprising Tapan Dasgupta, Jaharlal Pramanick & Saifuddin Ahemed presided over the open session. Eminent economist and also ex-Finance Minister of our state Dr. Asim Dasgupta inaugurated the open session. He nicely described the entire global position and also the onslaughts of new liberal economic policies of Central Govt on our country including service sectors like Post offices, Banks, LICs etc. He had a frantic call to the audience to build up united struggle against this new liberal policy. He also stressed on the necessity of united struggle to restore the democratic rights in our state, which has already been curbed in the era of present Govt. In the open session Comrade M. Krishnan Secretary General, NFPE delivered his valuable speech. Before his speech he released one book “25 YEARS OF NFPE AND ITS CONTEMPORARY MOVEMENTS” written by Comrade Shiv Shankar Roy, our respected leader. Three pioneers of historical 1946 postal movements Com. Jyotsna Basu, Com. Sisir Bhattacharya & Com. Parimalananda Dey Bhowmick were sincerely honoured in open session.
Delegate Session started in the afternoon of 27th and continued till 30th evening. Circle Secretaries placed biennial report in their respective session, which as per opinion of the delegates/observers was a good document having educative values. In Group C no of delegates was 93 and no of observers was 75. Amongst them 13 were lady comrades. Including 7 lady comrades 52 delegates took part on discussion on secretarial report & organizational review. Here, one biographical book ‘ COM. NANI BANERJEE- HIS SACRIFIES AND DEDICATION’ written by Com. Rabindralal Bhattacharya ex Dy. Secretary General, NFPE was also released.
In Postmen & Group-D, including 9 lady comrades 152 delegates/observers were present in delegate session. Including 2 lady comrades 39 delegates took part on discussion on secretarial report & organizational review.
In GDS (NFPE) no of delegates/observers were 94 out of which 24 delegates took part on discussion on secretarial report & organizational review.
In all the three delegate sessions, prominent leaders including Com M. Krishnan, Com I.S.Dabas , Com P. Pandurangorao, Com S.S.Roy & Com R.L. Bhattacharya made their nice speech which enriched us. Our previous leadership of different divisions were also present in the conference to encourage todays’ leadership.
The main points which were discussed- attack on postal services & our task thereof, future of GDS organization and our role, membership of all organizations, setting up of Post Bank of India-its merits & demerits, review of previous strike including 12th December,2012 and role of organizations at different tiers, Cadre restructuring & Postmaster Cadre, filling up of all vacant posts including GDS, demands of System administrators/PORMS accountants/Marketing executives & role of our Department, finalization of HSG-I recruitment rules, proper infrastructure of computerization & MGNREGS, attack of administration on our members and our role, role of our higher forum like NFPE, CHQ, CGCC, 12t July Committee , our different publications like Sangramee Dak, Bharatiya Post, Postal Life, Rural Postal Employee etc.
In all the three sessions a large no of proposal on some burning & legitimate issues were adopted. One Exhibition on ‘BABU TARAPADA MUKHERJEE AND HIS WORKS” was also conducted & made open during the conference session. On 28th there was a cultural programme at Mahajati sadan where eminent film Director Shri Tarun Majumder was present and delivered encouraging speech to the delegates/observers. One high profile drama ‘MUKTIDIKSHA” written by Utpal Dutta was also staged, where conspiracy against first socialist Govt(formed in Parry in
) in world was reflected. As a memorabilia ‘RED FLAG’ was gifted to all the 35 divisions of our Circle. It seems a model conference to strengthen our unity and build up united struggle to save our Department as well as our country from the onslaughts of new liberal economic policies. This is also a unique and historical conference. Our comrades have tried at their level best to cultivate the idealism of NFPE particularly when we have been passing through a critical time. France
CIRCLE WORKING COMMITTEE-POSTMEN & MSE/GROUP-D
President-Sukumar Mandal,Vice-President- Sushil Majumder,Anita Thakur,Bharat Bauri, Secretary- Nirmal Chandra Dey, Dy. Circle Secretary-Sanatan Das, Asst.Circle Secretary- Krishna Rai,Subhash Chakraborty,Manas Khatua,Financial Secreatry-Mukul Chandra Das,Asst Fin Secretary-Pranab Das, Org. Secretary-Bikash Chandra Ghosh,Biplab Saha,Sashanka Sekhar Nag,Srikanta Basu.
CIRCLE WORKING COMMITTEE-GDS(NFPE)
President-Saifuddn Ahemed,Vice President-Jaydeb Kundu,Asish Datta,Sukumar Bose,Secretary-Bijay Gopal Sur,Asst. Secretary-Animesh Sarkar,Tarun Goswami,Asish Halder,Madan Mohan Das,Financial Secretary-Tapan Bharati,Asst. Fin Secretary-Madhabi Sarkar, Org.Secretary- Bidyut Roy, K.P.Sharma, Nilratan Chakraborty, Akhilbandhav Mahato.
CIRCLE WORKING COMMITTEE- GROUP-C
President - Tapan Dasgupta, Vice President - Debjyoti Gupta, Sukumar Kabiraj, Dilip Soren,Secretary -Janardan Majumder,Asst. Secretary-Somnath Goswami,Gouranga Dev Maity,Nanda Sen,Bijon Chakraborty,Asit Bangabas,Financial Secretary- Manoj Kumar Shaw,Asst Fin Secretary-Anneshwa Biswas,Org. Secretary-Samir Chakraborty, Uttam Paul,Sachhidananda Biswas.