Sub: REPORT – “Dharna” in front of DRM/UBL office against introduction of New Crew Link in UBL Division – reg.

On 30/11/2017, SWRMU/UBL Division held “MASSIVE DHARNA” in front of DRM/UBL office premises, condemning the attitude of DME/Power/UBL who was bent upon to introduce New Crew Link without consultation of SWRMU/UBL Division.

The ‘MASSIVE DHARNA’ was led by Com.Dr.A.M.D’Cruz, GS/SWRMU, Com.S.A.Albert.D’Cruz, DS/SWRMU/UBL, Com.V.E.Charkhani, Zonal Treasurer/SWRMU, Central/Divisional office bearers of UBL, Com.A.K.Sundaram, Secretary/LTRS Br/UBL, Office bearers & BEC/Youth Members of Loco, Traffic & Running Staff branch (LTRS). About 100-150 Loco Pilots participated in the dharna & expressed their support to SWRMU. Similarly protest dharnas were held in front of UBL, CLR, BJP, BAY & VSG Crew depot lobbies to exert pressure on administration.

Addressing the gathering Com.Dr.A.M.D’Cruz, GS/SWRMU condemned the attitude of DME/P/UBL in introducing New Crew Link & urged the DRM/UBL to keep the proposed New crew link under abeyance till meeting with Union is arranged and views of Union are submitted. Com.S.A.Albert.D’Cruz, DS/UBL also addressed the LTRS comrades.

Later, Memorandum was submitted to DRM/UBL with demands of Running Staff and DRM/UBL agreed to keep the proposed crew link under abeyance, till suggestions from Union are obtained & assured to take action of the pending demands.