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Trade unions call for strike on Feb 20; Sena, JD back it

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi/Guwahati, February 03, 2013
First Published: 23:47 IST(3/2/2013) | Last Updated: 23:48 IST(3/2/2013)

Accusing the UPA government for its anti-people economic policies, CPI leader and general secretary of AITUC (All India Trade Union Congress) Gurudas Dasgupta said the nationwide strike on February 20-21 would spark fire against the Centre.

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"All the 11 recognized trade unions have support for the two-day strike. Shiv Sena and Biju Janata Dal are also supporting it, Dasgupta said.

Meanwhile, nine bank unions under the banner of United Forum of Bank Unions have decided to join the strike on, National Organisation of Bank Workers said in a statement.

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