PATNA: Daily life was not much affected in Bihar today, while banking services in the state were partially hit during the country-wide strike called by ten central trade unions.
Public sector banks remained closed for the day as its employees stayed away from work and staged demonstration to protest against the NDA government's proposal to privatise these banks, Bank Employees' Federation of Bihar General Secretary JP Dixit said in a statement.
However, private sector banks, including ICICI and HDFC, remained open in the city and elsewhere in the state.
Auto-rickshaws stayed off the road, while public transport functioned normal, official sources said.
Train services operated normally, Railway authorities said. Schools, colleges and shops remained open in the state.