IN PICTURES | Public Sector bank staff go on two-day strike against wage revision

Published: 30th May 2018 03:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2018 07:48 PM  

Banking employees go on two-day nation-wide strike against a two per cent salary hike offered by Indian Banks Association, against the 15 per cent given last time. IN PIC : Bank employees protesting in Hyderabad. ( EPS | Pandarinath)
The customers of the banks were informed in advance that functioning of branches and offices would be affected on Wednesday and Thursday in the wake of the strike. IN PIC : Indian bank in Chennai wears a deserted look as banking services have been halted. ( EPS |P Jawahar)
Salary withdrawals from branches can be hampered by the two-day strike, as it coincides with the month-end. IN PIC : People outside Bank of Baroda in Coimbatore. ( EPS|S. Senbagapandiyan)
The disruption in banking services may affect admissions to schools and colleges if students/parents are asked to remit fees through their bank accounts.IN PIC: Bank employees raising slogans during the protest at State bank of India, Koti branch in Hyderabad. (EPS | Vinay Madapu )
In an effort to avoid inconvenience to the public, the banks have filled more cash into ATMs in advance. IN PIC : People waiting in front of an State Bank e-Corner for cash transactions at Hubli, Karnataka. (EPS | D. Hemanth )
Nearly 10 lakh employees participated in the nation-wide strike. IN PIC: A nationalised bank locked during nationwide strike in Mysuru on Wednesday. (EPS |Udayshankar )
According to Industry chamber Assocham, the two-day nationwide bank strike may affect customer transactions worth up to Rs 20,000 crore. IN PIC : A bank in Patny, Hyderabad wears a deserted look on Thursday. (EPS | R. Satish Babu )
Even though the banks had filled more money in ATMs to avoid distress for the public, many ATMs dried due to to the heavy month-end withdrawals . IN PIC: A sign board on ATM Center at K.Puthur in Madurai. (EPS | K.K.Sundar )
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The Bank employees strike has added to the woes of the public who are already reeling from the disruption caused by the postal strike which entered the tenth day on Thursday. IN PIC: Members of United Forum of Bank Unions staging a protest in front of State Bank of India at Mananchira in Kozhikode. (EPS |Manu R Mavelil )
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As Rs 50,000 is the maximum withdrawal limit from ATMs per day, customers in need of higher amount were the worst affected. IN PIC : People stand in queue to withdraw money from an ATM in Hyderabad. (EPS | R.Sathish Babu )
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