The nationwide strike called by eleven Central Trade Unions in support of their various demands began in Andhra Pradesh today with the personnel of various public sector organisations staying away from work.
The employees of various public sector banks began protest at the Bank Street at Koti here as part of the strike. Leaders of the bank unions sit-out at the Government’s alleged attempts to dilute the public sector banking system.
Other trade unions have also planned protests during the two-day strike. In Vijayawada, the trade unions took out a rally and demanded that the Government respond to their demands.
The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) staff have also joined the strike in different parts of the State.
Employees of the State-run miner Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL), spread in various Telangana districts, have also stayed away from duty, reports reaching here said.