Bharat Bandh on January 8; banking services to be hit

Banking services across the country are likely to be hit as Central trade unions have called for a strike on January 8 (Wednesday). The nation-wide strike is set to witness lakhs of people from across the country in participation. Several bank unions are also slated to join the all-India general strike which has been called to protest against the Narendra Modi government’s recent banking reforms and labour policies. The unions are also demanding a salary hike and other benefits from the Central government through their strike