new Delhi. The proposed bank strike called by trade unions earlier on 23-24 February has been postponed till 28-29 March 2022. In a joint statement, the trade unions had said that they have postponed their scheduled nationwide strike of February 23-24 against the policies of the government. It has been postponed for a month in view of the third wave of Covid-19 and the assembly elections.
According to a news of India.com, there will be no strike tomorrow (23 February 2021). According to a joint statement, it was decided to postpone the two-day nationwide strike from March 28-29 in an online meeting of the joint forum of Central Trade Unions (CTUs) and regional unions/unions.
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District level conferences were held in preparations
The National Convention of Workers had decided to organize a nationwide bank strike on 23-24 February during the budget session of Parliament on 11 November 2021. According to the joint statement, preparations for the strike had begun in many states and sectors, in some states, joint state conferences and even district level conferences had taken place.
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The CTU’s joint forum called on the working people and their unions, regardless of affiliation, to make the strike a success and “save the nation from a disastrous, anti-national policy regime”. The bank strike was called by a joint forum of trade unions, including INTUC, AITUC HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF, UTUC, and independent regional unions/unions.
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