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After the talks over wage revision failed with the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) on Monday, the Bank Unions on Thursday called for a nationwide strike January 31 and February 1.

The two-day strike coincides with the Union Budget Day on February 1- when all government and private banks are open.

The stock exchange will also be open on the day of the Union Budget.

Representing nine trade unions, the United Forum of Bank Unions will also hold a three-day strike from March 11-13.

The United Forum of Bank Unions is seeking a hike of 15 per cent, the Indian Banks’ Association is seeking a raise of 12.25 per cent.


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