Indore: In view of the Delhi High Court order, two-day bank strike, scheduled for July 12 and 13, was called off. The strike was given to protest against the proposal of merger of associated banks with State Bank of India (SBI).

All India Bank Employees Association and All India Bank Officer’s Association gave the call for two- day strike. Mohan Krishna Shukla, Secretary MP Bank Employees Association, said that decision of calling off the strike was taken on Monday.

The strike call was given following failure of talks held between bank unions and bank management, on Monday. Earlier, five associate banks— State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Patiala, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Hyderabad and State Bank of Mysore- were to observe strike.

It may be recalled that there are 10 branches of associate banks of the SBI where 42 employees are working. Over 300 employees of all PSU banks excluding the SBI were to join the strike.

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