A country-wide strike called by the BSNL Employees Union (BSNLEU) to protest against the murder of the union’s Ghaziabad unit general secretary and to demand action against the accused employee, was complete in the Kozhikode telecom district, a press issued by the union said.

All BSNL offices, customer service centres, revenue sections, service points, and fault- repair sections in Kozhikode and Wayanad remained non-functional. The union took out marches in different parts of the district. BSNLEU national president V.A.N. Namboothiri inaugurated the march in the city.