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Bank union to write to govt, RBI against infusing money into Jet Airways

State-owned banks, including State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank, are the main lenders to Jet.

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T E Narasimhan
The All India Bank Employees’ Union (AIBEA) will write to the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) against the decision of the consortium of lenders to infuse additional money into Jet Airways. C H Venkatachalam, AIBEA general secretary, said the decision was taken at the bank employees union’s central committee meet on Thursday. It will also write to the Ministry of Finance. 

Venkatachalam said banks should not become owners of Jet and that running the airline was the business of the company and its management.

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 9:05 PM IST

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