Bank unions threaten two days strike later this month

New Delhi, Sept.13 : The Modi government of the center has announced the merger of 10 banks, due to which the bank employees are unhappy. In protest, bank employees will be on strike for two days from midnight on September 25 . Along with this, the Bank Unions have also threatened to go on an indefinite strike from the second week of November against this scheme of unification of banks.

Due to this strike, then the bank will be closed for 4 days. Because on September 28 for 4th Saturday and on September 29, it will be a holiday for banks due to Sunday. The bank employees are also demanding that their salary should be increased and work should be taken only five days in a week, the remaining two days should be holidays.

All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC), All India Bank Officers Association (AIBOA), Indian National Bank Officers Congress (INBOC) and National Organization of Bank Officers (NOBO) will also join the strike. AIBOC (Chandigarh) General Secretary Deepak Kumar Sharma has given this information.

Sharma said that nationalized banks across the country will be on strike from midnight of 25 September to midnight of 27 September. In protest of the merger of public sector banks and in support of their other demands, bank personnel have decided to go on strike. He said that from the second week of November, employees of nationalized banks can go on an indefinite strike.

The  government has announced the merger of 10 nationalized banks to form 4 big banks. Under this, United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce will be merged with Punjab National Bank. After this, the bank coming into existence will be the second largest bank in the public sector. Similarly, Syndicate Bank will be merged with Canara Bank. Allahabad Bank is to be merged with Indian Bank. Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank will be merged with Union Bank of India.

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