HYDERABAD: The State unit of the Bank Employees’ Federation of India has demanded national holidays on April 5 and 14 to mark the birth anniversaries of Babu Jagjivanram and B.R.Ambedkar respectively.

In a statement issued here on Friday, P.Venkataramayya, deputy general secretary, said declaration of a national holiday on April 14 would enable people to pay tributes to Dr. Ambedkar.