Bharat Bandh on Feb 20, 21: What IT companies will do

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Bangalore, Feb 19: Government of India once again on Tuesday, Feb 19 appealed all not to participate in the 48-hour Bharat Bandh which is due on Wednesday and Thursday. However, it seems that all efforts of the government are going in vain as the country is likely to experience a complete shutdown for the two consecutive days.

All IT companies in the country, meanwhile, are planning to provide transport facilities to the employees as buses, autos and other vehicles will not ply on roads, sources informed.

According to sources, IT giants such as Infosys, Wipro, HCL, iGate, Oracle, Accenture, IBM and many others will provide cabs for pick and drop facilities. However, many employees may get facilities to work from home.

Meanwhile, sources informed that the companies will communicate with its employees regarding security issues if any emergency occurs.

School and College officials in metro cities such as Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and other cities informed that they will be forced to declare holidays if talks between protesting trade unions and government fail.

Some of the trade unions, who are participating in the strike, are - Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) and many others.

The Bandh has been called against privatisation, outsourcing, violation of labour laws, and price rise.

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