ALL INDIA GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS UNION
First Floor, Post Office Building, Padamnagar, Delhi 110007
No.GDS/CHQ/1/5/2014 Dated 23-12-2014
Circles/Divisional/ Branch Secretaries of All India Gramin Dak Sevaks Union
AIGDSU DHARNA REMAINS MILE STONE AND LANDMARK IN
GDS TRADE UNION MOVEMENT.
NEVER BEFORE IN THE HISTORY OF POSTAL TRADE UNION
MOVEMENT SUCH A LARGE NUMBER OF ARRESTS WERE MADE.
CHQ congratulates office bearers, circle secretaries,
Divisional, Branch Secretaries and well wishers of GDS for making unprecedented
and thundering success of 19.12.2014 Dharna.
You will be pleased to know that nearly three thousand
Gramin Dak Sevaks from different parts of the country assembled in Dak Bhavan
early morning at 8:00 A.M. on 19.12.2014 to stage dharna to protest against
Department of Posts unwillingness to implement the written agreement between
Department of Posts and All India Gramin Dak Sevaks Union dated 21.2.2014 to
the effect that a Pay Committee headed by a judge of Supreme Court/High Court
will be appointed to determine the pay structure & service conditions of
the Gramin Dak Sevaks. This has not been implemented till date. We were
therefore compelled to launch Massive Dharna. The Government instead of
allowing GDS to stage a peaceful dharna, arrested them and detained them till
Three thousand GDS
employees continued Dharna while in custody with slogans up to 5:00 P.M. in the
police station. AIGDSU congratulates thousands of Gramin Dak Sevaks who
willingly courted arrest for their sacrifice and heroic act. This act glorified
AIGDSU as the real fighter for the cause of Gramin Dak Sevaks. Com. S.S.
Mahadevaiah, General Secretary and Com. Rajangam, President met senior officers
of the Prime Minister office and submitted the memorandum. Com. S.S. Mahadevaiah explained the
happenings in detail. Com. S.S. Mahadevaiah, General Secretary and Com. B.V.
Rao, Asst. General Secretary negotiated with SP in the evening. All the three
thousand GDS employees released unconditionally late in the evening.
We have fought a glorious
struggle. We shall continue our struggle till our demands are met. AIGDSU
acknowledges with gratitude the support & solidarity we got from AITUC and
the Hon’ble Member of Parliament Sri. Dilipji Gandhi.
SPLITTERS/DISRUPTERS OF ALL INDIA GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS UNION EXPOSE THEIR BETRAYAL OF
GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS CAUSE
Enlarged CWC of AIGDSU thundering
enlarged CWC of AIGDSU was held at Gurudwara, Rakab Ganj, New Delhi from
17-12-2014 to 18-12-2014 to discuss and decide the programme of action against
unwillingness of department of posts to implement the written agreement.
than three thousand GDS comrades from different parts of the country attended
the enlarged CWC. Com. S.S. Mahadevaiah, General Secretary explained the
present situation and the attitude of the department of posts towards the pay
committee. All the CWC members, circle secretaries, divisional and branch
secretaries discussed the items of Agenda and suggested the CHQ for trade union
action to realize the justified demands of GDS. The declaration of the enlarged
CWC proposed by Com. B.V. Rao, Astt. General Secretary and seconded by Com.
S.S. Mahadevaiah, General Secretary was unanimously accepted by the August
house. AIGDSU acknowledged with gratitude the support and solidarity from P.
Suresh, General Secretary, R-IV and Com. K.K. Sharma, Vice President, NFPE.
Meeting with Secretary on 22-12-2014
A delegation of AIGDSU
consisting Com. S.S. Mahadevaiah, General Secretary, Com. B.V. Rao, Asst.
General Secretary, Com. Lakhwinder Pal Singh, Treasurer and Com. Rambir Singh,
Circle Secretary, Delhi Circle met Secretary on 22-12-2014 to demand for the
appointment of Judiciary committee. Secretary, Department of Posts said that
the Department has taken the decision to appoint officer committee and file was
sent to the minister for formal approval. She added that except AIGDSU all are
accepted for officers committee. The General Secretary opposed the decision of
the Department of Posts and demanded to honour the agreement. The meeting ended
with hot atmosphere.
CHQ carefully discussed the decision of the
Department with available CHQ office bearers and decided to go on Indefinite
strike. Before Indefinite strike. The following programme of action should be
All the GDS should send
memorandum to the Prime Minister by registered post from 1st January
to 25th January, 2015. All Divisional and Branch Secretaries are
requested to send the memorandum to the Prime Minister and Communication
Minister though local M.P.
All the Divisions and Branches are requested to hold
either Divisional Working Committee meetings or General Body meetings on
25-01-2015 to motivate GDS comrades. Invite the divisional leaders of different
unions and request for their solidarity and support.
Country wide One day Dharna at Divisional Level on
Countrywide One day Dharna at Circle level on 24-2-2015.
1. Regularize GDS employees and grant all benefits at par with
2. Appoint Judiciary committee to examine wage structure and
service conditions of GDS.
corporatization of postal department based on the report of Task Force
We would like to go on
GDS united trade union action against the attitude of the Department of Posts.
We are consulting the sister GDS unions for united trade union action. We have
return letters to The General Secretary, NUGDS, The General Secretary, Bhartiya
GDS Union and The General Secretary, AIPEU-GDS (NFPE) to discuss and finalize
the dates of Indefinite strike. After heaving their consent we will announce
the date of Indefinite strike.
Only few Divisional and branch secretaries are remitted quota to CHQ.
All are requested to remit quota to CHQ immediately to meet the expenses of
With struggle greetings,