Employees of all government banks including Punjab National Bank, State Bank of India are going to go on strike tomorrow and the day after tomorrow (Thursday and Friday). In such a situation, if you have to go to the bank branch and get some work done, then you may have trouble.
In fact, the employees of the Public Sector Bank have announced a two-day nationwide strike on December 16 and December 17 in protest against privatization. After this, there will be work in banks on Saturday the next day, but then Sunday will be a weekly holiday, due to which there is a possibility of more crowd of customers working in banks on Saturday.
Why Workers On Strike
On 16 and 17 December, the United Forum of Bank Unions has announced a strike against privatization across the country. Let us tell you that during the General Budget 2021, Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the privatization of two banks, but just on Monday, in the Lok Sabha, she said that no decision has been taken on the privatization of banks yet.
SBI Try To Stop The Strike
On the other hand, SBI has appealed to the employees on its Twitter not to go on strike. The bank said in a tweet that due to this strike of the employees, the stakeholders may have to face problems. Also, SBI has sent an invitation to the bank unions for talks. Similarly, the Central Bank and Punjab National Bank have appealed to the employees not to go on strike. But the worker’s unions are united on their point.