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Strike only affects banking services in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 16:51

Patna: The 24-hour nationwide strike called
by the labour unions against the `anti-labour` policies of the
Central government had no impact on normal life in Bihar but
bank employees union claimed that it affected functioning of
banks in the state.

Schools, Colleges and government offices were open in the
state. The government offices also reported normal attendance.

Vehicular traffic was normal with buses both government
and private plying normally in the state, official sources
said adding there was also no report of any blockade of
railway tracks.

General secretary of bank employees federation of Bihar
R Prasad claimed that the strike paralysed banking services in
the state.

Employees owing allegiance to bank employees federation
of Bihar stayed away from work and held demonstrations in
response to the strike.

Bank clearing houses could not function through-out the
state due to strike, he claimed..

At Patna the striking employees organised rallies
before their respective bank gates, Prasad said.


First Published: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 16:51

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