Andhra Bank Award Employees’ Union staged a demonstration at the zonal office at Seethammadhara and raised slogans in protest against privatisation/merger of public sector banks, licences to corporate houses to foray into banking and delay in recruitment. The protest was organised in response to a call by AIBEA and BEFI. Union vice-president I. Kesava Rao, zonal secretary R.V. Ravi Kumar, and coordination committee secretary P.S. Malleswara Rao were present.