Bhubaneswar: More than 5500 bank branches in Odisha will remain closed as a part of the two-day nationwide bank strike on March 15 and 16. Over 30,000 bank employees of the state will participate in the strike.
The United Forum of Bank Union (UFBU) has called for the strike against the privatisation of public sector banks and retrograde banking reforms.
Services at bank branches like deposit, withdrawal, cheque clearance, and loan approvals would be affected due to the strike. However, ATMs are likely to remain functional.
The banks were closed on March 13 due to second Saturday and on March 14 due to Sunday.