TU General Strike: Banking Services affected on Day two

Hyderabad, Jan 9: Banking Services across the country was affected on the second day on Wednesday due to employees went on strike in tune with the call given by Central Trade Unions.

All India Bank Employees (AIBEA) General Secretary Ch Venkatachalam told UNI that on Tuesday banking operations were mostly affected due to the strike. 

He said even though officers in Banks did not join the strike, they have extended fraternal support. 

Hence though branches are kept open, normal banking services like cash transactions, clearance of cheques, remittances, bills discounting, Government treasury operations, foreign exchange transaction and negotiation of import and export bills were affected. 

Cheques worth about Rs. 20,000 crores could not be cleared by the clearing houses all over the country, Mr Venkatachalam said.

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