Bank Strike Today Till Four Days: If you go to the bank today for some work, definitely read this news. Yes… today and tomorrow, there is a strike in the banks, due to which the lock will be seen hanging here. In fact, on the call of the United Forum of Bank Unions, bank employees are going on a nationwide strike on 16 and 17 December in protest against the privatization of public sector banks.
Bank Strike Today Till Four Days
The country’s largest bank, State Bank, i.e. SBI, has done the work of appealing to its employees by tweeting from its official Twitter handle. The bank said that given the Corona epidemic, this bank strike of employees might cause significant problems to the stakeholders. Not only this, but SBI has also sent an invitation to the bank unions for talks.
Here, the Central Bank has also written a letter to its employees and unions and has asked its members to work for the betterment of the bank. At the same time, PNB has also appealed to the employees not to go on strike through a tweet.
What did Rajasthan convener Mahesh Mishra say?
In a release, Mahesh Mishra, the Rajasthan convener of the United Forum of Bank Unions, said that 25,000 officers and employees working in more than 4,000 public sector branches participated in this strike. The Central Government is bringing the Banking Laws Amendment Bill in the current session of Parliament, which will clear the way to give any government bank in the private sector in future. Bank employees and officers are mobilizing against the government’s decision and are going on a two-day nationwide strike on December 16 and 17.
Employees working in the bank are opposing privatization
Let us discuss here that in the Union Budget 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the privatization of two public sector banks. However, on Monday, the Finance Minister said on the Cabinet Committee on Privatization in the Lok Sabha that two banks which are to be privatized, on which the decision has not been taken.
Attempt to avert strike
According to the news, the managers of the banks and the Indian Bank Association are in touch with the bank unions. They were constantly talking about postponing this strike.
Banks closed for four days from today.
It should be noted that although there is a strike for two days this week and Sunday is a holiday, but banks will remain closed in Shillong on Saturday. According to the Reserve Bank’s calendar, due to the death anniversary of Yu So So Tham in Shillong on Saturday, December 18, there will be no work in the banks. At the same time, banks are closed across the country on 16, 17 and 19 December.