COMRADE SOMNATH CHATTERJEE
Com. Somnath Chatterjee had always stood in support of the Central Government Employees and State Government Employees. As Loksabha Speaker he had received the Memorandum on Right to Strike to Government Employees signed by five crore workers and employees. I was one of the members in the team of the delegation comprising Com. Sukamal Sen, former MP (RS) and General Secretary, All India State Government Employees Federation, Com. S.K.Vyas, former President, Confederation of Central Government Employees’ & Workers, Com. Muthusundaram, former General Secretary, All India State Government Employees Federation and few others who had handed over the Memorandum.
Com Somnath Chatterjee had always extended his helping hand to the Civil Accounts Employees. Apart from all other things, when in 2002, the authorities had decided to close down the CCA, Supply, rendered hundreds of the employees surplus, attempted to dislocate 35 group D employees and tried to crush the protest movements of undivided AICAEA against the attack, Com. Somnath Chatterjee stood in support of the struggling Civil Accounts Employees and resolved the issue by taking it up with the Fin. Minister. Com. Ajay Bhawmick, our the then President had played a crucial role in the process of building bridge of understanding between Com. Chatterjee and AICAEA .
WE OFFER RED SALUTE TO COM. SOMNATH CHATTERJEE AND DIP OUR BANNER AS A MARKS OF RESPECT TO THIS VETERAN COMRADE AND A TRUE FRIEND OF WORKING CLASS.