Bank strike deferred as Union representatives meet Finance Secretary, discuss their grievances
According to the joint statement, "The secretary, finance was positive in formation of a committee consisting of all concerned to address the issues arising out of the proposed merger of 10 banks including preserving the identity of all the banks. An appeal was made to us to revisit our strike call in view of the discussions."
Bank Strike: About four lakh bank employees were to go on the two-day strike across the country, affecting about Rs 48,000 crore worth of transactions in a day during the strike. Representational Image, source: IANS