Sunday, July 9, 2017
HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO THE DEPARTED LEADER OF NFPTE COM.D.GNANAIAH
Com.D.Gnanaiah (97), the 3rd Secretary General of Postal & Telecom Employees (NFPTE) passed away on 08-07-2017 (04-30hrs.morning) in Coimbatore.
AIPEU GDS CHQ PAYS RESPECTFUL HOMAGE TO THE DEPARTED LEADER OF NFPTE AND CONVEYED DEEPEST GRIEF AND CONDOLENCES TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY MEMBERS & COMRADES.
[Com. DG, as Gnanaiah was respectfully called, was a dedicated leader of the P &T workers and was the Secretary General during the period 1965 to 1970 and 1976 to 1978.
He was arrested in 1968 strike along with other leaders and kept in jail. He was an excellent orator and writer. He has visited many foreign countries, especially in the Soviet block.
After retirement, he was active in CPI and was one of its top leaders. His daughter is married to Com. E.X.Joseph veteran leader of the Confederation and who was dismissed from service in Audit Department and who is presently practising in Supreme Court........V.A.N.Namboodiri]
He celebrated his 96th birthday on 07-01-2017 in the presence of our NFPE comrades also.