ALL INDIA STATE BANK OFFICERS’ FEDERATION
(Registered under the Trade Unions Act 1926, Registration No: 727/MDS)
State Bank of Buildings, St. Mark’s Road, Bangalore – 560 001
CIRCULAR NO.83 Date: 24.08.2011
TO ALL AFFILIATES/MEMBERS:
PROTEST AGAINST CORRUPTION IN SUPPORT OF THE CRUSADE LED BY ANNASAHEB
JOINT DEMONSTRATIONS BY MEMBERS OF AISBISF AND AISBOF ON 22 AND 23
AUGUST 2011. ACROSS THE COUNTRY
We reproduce hereunder the text of Joint Circular dt.24.08.2011
on the captioned subject, the contents of which are self-explicit.
In response to the call given jointly by AISBOF AND AISBISF vide
communication dated 19th August, 2011, massive demonstrations were held by
the members of both the organisations on 22 nd and 23rd August 2011, in all the
Circles, asserting their support to the historic movement launched by Shri.
Annasaheb Hazare against corruption. The participation of members was
spontaneous as the purpose of demonstrations being against the cancerous
disease which is eating into the vitals of our system.
2. The majority of our population, despite our country’s robust economic
development in the past two decades, can not have access to the benefits of the
same, as the wealth generated is being siphoned off by a few with the unholy
nexus with the politicians. The country is heading towards a capitalistic economy.
Although the educated lot of our country are aware of the rampant rampart
corruption operating at all levels, they wanted somebody to raise a voice and
Shri. Annasaheb Hazare has just done it, and done it right.
3. We the members of both Federations being an organised and vibrant group,
have already expressed our appreciation and support to the movement in various
venues, all over the country, the demonstrations conducted during last two days
have exhibited the unity of purpose and spontaneous response of all our
members in identifying themselves with the mass movement against corruption in
all walks of life. The press and media have highlighted the demonstrations. We
hope that, the Government will take serious note of anger of the common man
and evolve a proper strategy to come out with a stringent law to deal with the evil
forces and to restore probity in public life. We, on our part decide to maintain
banking industry free from corruption, which will be a great service to our fellow
country men. Of course it is our duty towards the nation as citizens of this great
4. We pray that, amicable settlement on Jan Lokpal Bill will be arrived at the
earliest to restore normalcy in the country.
5. We thank our members for their whole hearted support.
With warm greetings
BHARAT MATA KI JAI
(PRAKASH GANGAL) (G.D.NADAF)
SECRETARY GENERAL SECRETARY