If you have to do any important work of the bank, then this news can prove to be very important for you. Banks will remain closed for four consecutive days from 13 March. March 13 is the second Saturday of the month and March 14 is Sunday, so these days banks will be closed in all states. This is followed by a strike by the government and rural banks of the country on 15 and 16 March 2021. So if you have any banking work left then complete it on time.
According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) website, banks are closed in all states except Agartala, Aizawl, Imphal, Kolkata, Gangtok, Guwahati, Chennai, New Delhi, Patna, Panaji and Shillong on the occasion of Mahashivaratri on 11 March. You will find other information related to this on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) website.
That is why the strike was announced
Bank unions have called for a nationwide strike on March 15 and 16 to protest against the privatization of banks. The forum called the strike to protest against the proposed privatization of two public sector banks. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the privatization of two public sector banks in the budget this year. The central government has already sold most of IDBI Bank’s stake in LIC in the year 2019. With this, 14 public banks have merged in the last four years.
Nine big unions join UFBU
The UFBU members include All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA), All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC), National Confederation of Bank Employees (NCBE), All India Bank Officers Association (AIBOA) and Bank Employees Confederation of India (BEFI) . Apart from this, Indian National Bank Employees Federation (INBEF), Indian National Bank Officers Congress (INBOC), National Organization of Bank Workers (NOBW) and National Organization of Bank Officers (NOBO) are included.