They protested at the corporate headquarters of the bank.
The state government had decided to bring the bank under the purview of the RTI Act and treat it as a PSU.
There were widespread opposition to the decision with political parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC), terming it a move to curb J&K's financial autonomy.
Established in 1938, the majority shares of the largest bank in J&K are owned by the government.
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