Union bank Navratri Navratri Dress Code: The colors yellow, green, grey, orange, white, red, royal blue, pink and purple were implemented by the bank for the nine-day Navratri celebrations.
- Union Bank had issued Navratri dress code for Navratri
- Bank employees have strongly opposed this
- The bank had to withdraw the circular after strong protests
New Delhi: Union bank Navratri Navratri Dress Code: Union Bank had implemented Navratri dress code for its employees. But after strong opposition, this circular was withdrawn by the bank. Actually, the bank had ordered its employees to follow the Color Coordinated Dress Code for the nine-day Navratri celebrations. In the circular, it was said to impose a fine of Rs 200 on those violating the order.
After this, the Bank Employees Union strongly condemned it on social media. After which this public sector bank was forced to withdraw the dress code circular for its employees for Navratri celebrations. After strong protest by the employees, the bank has withdrawn its order.
- Employees protested fiercely
Let us tell you that after the circular of the bank, the employees union, expressing displeasure, had written a letter to the bank management asking them to withdraw the order. Madurai MP Su Venkatesan also urged the public sector bank to withdraw its dress code order.
The bank had said in its October 1 order, “On the auspicious occasion of Navratri, all staff members working on the site and vendor partners are requested to adhere to the day-wise color code.” Fines will be imposed for non-compliance of colours.
- These colors were included
AR Raghavendra, General Manager, Digitization Department, Central Office of Union Bank of India in Mumbai, had issued a circular titled ‘Navratri Festival and Dress Code’. The colors for the nine-day Navratri celebrations were yellow, green, grey, orange, white, red, royal blue, pink and purple. It was said in the order that a group photo session of all the employees would be done.
- Union Bank Employees Federation wrote a letter
Following this order, All India Union Bank Employees Federation wrote a letter to Union Bank of India and said, ‘Navratri is a religious festival. It should be celebrated privately and not officially in a public sector bank having high regard for a secular fabric of the society. Celebrating any festival is voluntary. There is no place in this to impose any instructions and any penalty. It also said that ‘this has never happened in the 100-year history of the bank’.