20-feb-2013 The two-day Bharat bandh called by major trade unions today severely impacted banking services, crippled certain public transport in some of the major cities of the state …
Also several protest led under the banner as goa convention of workers along with the other supporters marched from the Panjim bus stand to the azad maidan
Some of the trade unions, who are participating in the strike, are – Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, All India Trade Union Congress, All India United Trade Union Centre, Centre of Indian Trade Unions, Indian National Trade Union Congress, united forum of bank unions and many others.
Protesting against privatisation, outsourcing, violation of labour laws, price rise and several other burning issues of the country, trade unions of banking, insurance, public sector undertakings, transporters and unorganized sectors called for the Bharat Bandh.
Trade unionists said that over 10,000 workers were a part in the nation-wide bandh supported by all trade unions of the country which would be held in the country for two consecutive days on Feb 20 and Feb 21.