Is there a bank strike tomorrow?

Employees of India’s banks are on strike – from March 15 to 16 – in protest of the Centre’s plan to privatise public sector banks. This comes on the back of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing the Centre’s decision to privatise two PSU banks in the year 2021-22.

Why is SBI on strike?

2-day bank strike from tomorrow: Services of SBI, other PSU banks may get hit. United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions, has given a call for a two-day strike from tomorrow (March 15) to protest against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders.

Which banks will be on strike?

Some bank branches that will be closed due to strike are:

  • State Bank of India.
  • Indian Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.
  • Punjab National Bank.
  • Union Bank of India.
  • Central Bank of India.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • Punjab & Sind Bank.

What is the reason for bank strike?

The unions had called the strike after the conciliation meeting with the Union Finance Ministry on March 4, 9 and failed. Bank unions have been asking the government to take back the privatisation and merger plans, which are likely to cause job losses.

Is bank closed tomorrow in Punjab?

Tomorrow Holiday in Punjab The next government holiday in Punjab is on 2nd October 2021 (Saturday), on the occassion of Gandhi Jayanti (Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi). This day is also a bank holiday in Punjab, so all the private and public sector banks in the state of Punjab will be closed on this day.

Why there is bank strike today?

The nationwide banking strike is in its second day today. The two-day protest was called by an umbrella body of nine unions against Modi govt’s bank privatisation and disinvestment policies. According to claims made by the United Forum of Bank Unions, as many as 10 lakh bank workers have taken part in the strike.

What was the bank holiday during the Great Depression?

After a month-long run on American banks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed a Bank Holiday, beginning March 6, 1933, that shut down the banking system. When the banks reopened on March 13, depositors stood in line to return their hoarded cash.

How many bank holidays are there in 2021?

8 bank holidays
Bank Holiday 2021 England and Wales England and Wales share the same bank holidays. This year, there will be a total of 8 bank holidays.

Is HDFC Bank participating in strike?

Private banks like Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, etc will not participate in this strike and thus their working hours will not be hit. ATMs will be functional across India.

Is there Govt holiday tomorrow in Punjab?

Tomorrow Holiday in Punjab The next government holiday in Punjab is on 7 October 2021 (Thursday), on the occassion of Agrasen Jayanti (or Agarsein Jayanti), the birth anniversary of the legendary king Maharaj Agrasen.

What are the effects of the bank strike?

The nation-wide strike would impact banking services like deposits and withdrawal at branches, cheque clearances and issuance of demand drafts, among others. Nearly 60,000 employees and officers from 12,000 branches of various banks are on a two-day nation-wide strike since yesterday.

Is there a bank strike in India on December 21?

The All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC) said the strike call on December 21 against Indian Banks’ Associations move to leave officers in scale IV and above out of the bipartite wage settlement ambit. The bank unions’ strike will severely affect banking services severely around the Christmas holidays.

Is the bank strike on the 4th of July?

Tomorrow being the 4th Saturday, banks will remain shut. And obviously, they won’t be open to customers on Sunday, a weekend. Some banking work like cheque clearance may get affected due to the same. Also get ready to face more inconvenience next month.

Is the ICICI Bank affected by the bank strike?

The bank unions’ strike will severely affect banking services severely around the Christmas holidays. Services of public sector banks were impacted on Saturday as nation-wide strike by employee unions entered its second day. Private sector lenders like ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank were operational.