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Banks to buses: How trade unions' Bharat Bandh strike is working out

As many as 10 central trade unions (CTUs) have joined hands for the strike and they claim the support of about 20 crore workers

Bhubaneswar: Left Front workers block railway tracks during a nationwide strike called by central trade unions to protest against Centres policies, in Bhubaneswar, Monday, March 28, 2022. (PTI Photo)
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Bhubaneswar: Left Front workers block railway tracks during a nationwide strike called by central trade unions to protest against Centres policies, in Bhubaneswar, Monday, March 28, 2022. (PTI Photo)

BS Web Team New Delhi
Trade unions on Monday began a two-day nationwide strike to protest against the government's economic policies, seeking to mobilise workers in sectors marked out for privatisation.

As many as 10 central trade unions (CTUs) have joined hands for the strike, they have described as 'Bharath Bandh', which they claim has the support of about 20 crore workers, PTI reported. A group representing employees of state-owned banks is supporting the strike to protest privatisation.

Organisers have given notices for strikes in coal, steel, oil, telecom, postal, income tax, copper, banks, insurance, and other sectors. Here are key updates on how the strike is

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 1:48 PM IST

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