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Central trade unions observe two-day Bharat Bandh

Bank unions are protesting against the government move to privatize two public sector banks as announced in this year's Union Budget

A poster regarding two days nationwide bank strike called by the joint forum of central trade union on 28-29th march is pasted at the entrance of a bank in New Delhi India on March 28, 2022. Photograph and Video: Rajeev Bhatt

An inside view of a deserted UCO Bank during a nationwide strike called by the joint forum of central trade union, in New Delhi India on March 28,2022. Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

Trade unions across the country went on a two-day strike on March 28 and 29 to protest against the government's policies, which union leaders claim have adversely affected public sector banks, insurance, transportation, telecommunications, coal, steel, oil, and postal services.

A coalition of 10 Central trade unions called for a "Bharat Bandh" to protest the government's "anti-worker" policies.

Video: Rajeev Bhatt

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