Bank employees were on strike for the second day as well, people kept wandering for work.
In Baghpat, the strike of bank employees against the privatization of banks and other demands continued for the second day. Due to this, transactions worth crores have been affected. Bank officers and employees led by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) staged a sit-in in front of Syndicate Bank.
protest against the decision of the government
During this, the bank employees said that the government has decided to privatize public sector banks. Our organization is on strike in protest against this. Nine unions of bank employees have called for this strike together. Employees of all public sector banks are participating in this.
Due to the strike, customers of banks like SBI and PNB are facing problems in banking operations. On the other hand, normal functioning is being done in all private banks including HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank.
impact on many services
Due to the two-day strike, services like loan approval, deposit and withdrawal at bank branches, check withdrawal have come to a standstill. Bank employees and officials sitting on dharna said that privatization of banks will not be tolerated under any circumstances.