Cuttack: In view of two-day Bharat Bandh called by various trade unions, all examinations at the Ravenshaw University scheduled to be held today have been postponed.
The rescheduled date will be notified later on, informed the Ravenshaw University authorities today.
Earlier, the Utkal University and Rama Devi Women’s University had announced to postpone their examinations scheduled on March 28 and 29 in the wake of two-day nationwide strike.
A joint forum of central trade unions is observing Bharat Bandh from today protesting against government policies. The All India Unorganised Workers and Employees Congress has also extended its support to the nationwide strike.
Meanwhile, All India Bank Employees Association has lent its support to the nationwide strike. The bank unions are participating in the strike protesting against the Banking Laws Amendment Bill 2021 and the Centre’s plan to privatise public sector banks (PSBs).
The employees’ unions in railways, roadways, transport workers and electricity workers had announced to participate in the strike. Workers from other sectors such as steel, oil, telecom, coal, postal, income tax, copper, and insurance are likely to join the two-day-long strike.