Banking operations at public sector banks came to a standstill in Telangana on Friday as more than 60,000 employees, including officials, participated in a call for a two-day strike given by the pressure amendment of the unions, among other demands.
“Regional rural banks, cooperative banks and old generation private banks, including employees of all banks in Telangana, participated in the strike, except for a few private banks.
It will also continue tomorrow (1 February), ”BS All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) national secretary BS Rambabu told.
The strike was called by the United Bank of Strikes, an umbrella body of nine bank unions, the All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC), the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and the National Bank of Workers, by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU). is. (NOBW).
Rambabu said that employees of more than six thousand branches demonstrated in different cities of Telangana.
A Reserve Bank official said that although they did not participate in the strike, some employees expressed solidarity and participated in demonstrations organized by the agitating employees in the city. As Sunday is a holiday for banks, normal services will be restored only after February 3.