Bank union has announced strike on 28th and 29th March i.e. Monday and Tuesday. Before this, Saturday and Sunday will be a holiday in the bank
The strike will affect the functioning of the bank
State Bank Of India (State Bank of India) expressed apprehension on Tuesday that there may be an impact on the functioning of the bank next week as many bank unions together have called for two days on March 28 and 29. strike ,strike ) is announced. The bank has said that they have made all plans to deal with the strike, but its impact can be seen on the banking business. Bank Union Government’s proposed bank privatization (privatisation) are opposing the plan and with the demand to withdraw it, the union has announced a two-day strike.
Impact on the functioning of the bank for four consecutive days
Bank union has announced strike on 28th and 29th March i.e. Monday and Tuesday. Before this, there will be a holiday in the bank on Saturday and Sunday. That is, for 4 days, the effect can be seen on the functioning of the bank. The strike has been called by All India Bank Employees Association, Bank Employees Federation of India and All India Bank Officers Association. Bank employees are mainly going on strike against the privatization of the bank. Along with this, there is a demand of bank employees that the old pension scheme should be implemented by abolishing NPS. Apart from this, bank employees have also put forward many other demands. In view of the strike, SBI has issued a statement saying that the bank is taking all possible steps to keep the business normal for two days after the strike. But there is a possibility that due to the strike, the work may be affected to an extent. The bank said that at present it cannot predict how much the two-day strike will affect the functioning of the bank.
Opposition to privatization of banks continues
Banks have already gone on strike against privatization. In fact, the government has already indicated that it wants to keep public sector banks in limited numbers and privatize all other banks. At the same time, in the budget 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed the privatization of two public sector banks and a general insurance company. In February itself, in response to a question asked in Parliament, the Minister of State for Finance had informed that the government has not yet finalized the names of those banks which are to be privatized. The government has also received letters and concerns against privatization from the bank union.