Staff Reporter

TIRUPUR: More than 100 staff of four branches of the associated banks of State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday observed strike protesting against the proposed plan to merge the banks with the SBI.

According to sources, transactions worth around Rs. 25 crore were affected because of the strike at State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Indore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Travancore. Officers’ union will join the protest on Tuesday.

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