Privatisation of IDBI Bank leaves employees fuming; seek alternative of switching to nationalised bank.
The employees association has presented a list of demands to the bank management and plans to hold a nationwide hunger strike on March 30.
The bank unions have been pressing for various demands, including wage revision in the wake of the proposal for a 2 per cent hike in salary.
Over 150,000 bank employees in Maharashtra joined the nationwide banking strike, paralysing all financial operations in the country's commercial capital.
Around 12 lakh financial instruments valued around Rs 7,300 crore would not be cleared, and with branches closed, automatic teller machines might get empty sooner than normal.