pursuance of the letter dated 11th February, 2017, a Delhi based delegation
of COC of Civil Accounts Employees and Officers Associations, reached exactly
at 12 PM on 17th February 2017 to the Secretariat of CGA to meet
Smti. Archana Nigam, CGA. The Secretariat of CGA informed that, CGA had gone
for a meeting in North Block. The delegation when insisted that, since they had
gone to meet CGA with prior intimation, the COC should have been informed about
the non-availably of CGA in the office for the meeting, the secretariat of CGA requested
the delegation to wait at the reception. However, nearly 200 to 300 members
from different parts of the city of Delhi had reached CGA office in the
meantime and a massive demonstration had started. Com. V. Bhattacharjee,
Secretary General, Com. Ravinder Kumar, Working President, Com. (Smti.) Kamlesh
Kumari, Member Women Committee NFCAA, Com. V.C. Sharma, Working President, Com.
S.C. Bamrara, Finance Secretary, Com. Harbans Lal, Branch Secretary, AICAEA,
Delhi Branch and Com Jagdish Kumar, Branch secretary, AICAEA CAT II, Delhi
Branch explained the situation to the members.
of demonstration and photos from Kolkata, Shillong, Guwahati, Bangalore,
Hyderabad, Chennai, Cochin and Mumbai etc. had started coming in the NFCAA whatsapp group
by that time.
the demonstrations were in the peak, it was observed by demonstrators of Delhi
that, some of the senior officers had hurriedly moved out of CGA office and
later on it could be learnt that CGA had called the files to North Block.
about 4 p.m. the delegation of COC when went to CGA Secretariat to convey that till
CGA meets the delegation and settles the issues, the protest throughout the
country shall continue on 20th February too and a sit-in shall also be
there in front of CGA office, one of the joint CGAs Shri P.K. Berwah entered
the Secretariat of CGA and started talking at the top of his voice defending
official side. He stated that the request of courtesy meeting sought by COC
vide its letter dated 2ND January 2017 has (now !!) been put up to
CGA. However, the members of the
delegation gave appropriate replies to the Jt. CGA who went way thereafter.
delegation left the CGA office, Jt. CGA telephonically asked Secretary General,
NFCAA and one of the Joint Conveners of COC of Civil Accounts Employees’ & Officers’
Associations to meet him with 2/3 persons. But the delegation decided to meet
Comrades, our struggle shall continue till the demands are settled. It has been
decided that the representatives of apex COC of Civil Accounts Employees’ & Officers’ Associations shall resort to a sit-in programme from 12 p.m. of 20th
February 2017 onwards in front of CGA office. We appeal upon the members of
Delhi to extend their whole-hearted support to the struggle launched and gather in front
of CGA office on 20th February 2017 in large numbers during lunch
local COCs are requested to organize lunch hour demonstration once again on 20th
February, 2017 in front of senior most officers of their respective stations.
BLACK BADGE WEARING PROGRAMME SHALL ALSO BE THEIR ON 23RD FEBRUARY 2017 AS PER THE DECISION OF THE COC. ALL MEMBERS OF C.O.C. ARE REQUESTED TO WEAR BLACK BADGE.
(A.B.Sunilkumar) ( Debraj Singha Roy) (V.Bhattacharjee)
Joint Convener, COC and Secretary General Joint Convener, COC and Secretary General All India Civil Accounts Secretary General
All India Association of Employees Association Category II All India Civil Accounts and Accounts Officers (Civil) Employees Association