The garbage piles were dumped outside four banks – Andhra Bank, State Bank of India, Corporation Bank and Syndicate Bank – as part of a unique protest by sanitation workers against the indifferent attitude of bankers.

Garbage was dumped by disgruntled sanitation workers in protest against the indifferent attitude of bankers.

Heaps of garbage were found dumped in front of several banks in a small town in Andhra Pradesh for refusing loans under the “Jagananna Thodu” program. The bizarre incident surprised the authorities. The rubbish piles were reportedly dumped by disgruntled sanitation workers in Vuyyuru Nagar Panchayat in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

The garbage piles were dumped outside four banks – Andhra Bank, State Bank of India, Corporation Bank and Syndicate Bank – as part of a unique protest by sanitation workers against the indifferent attitude of bankers.

The one-time protest lasted for a few hours and banking operations had to be temporarily halted at the affected branches in the morning.

The small town municipal commissioner said: “Few of the beneficiaries who did not get a loan threw the garbage in front of the banks. Learning of this, our teams withdrew it, ”said the municipal commissioner of the small town of Andhra.

The one-time event has now become the talk of the town. Sanitation workers alleged that bank managers refused to sanction loans under the aforementioned program, launched by Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy in November 2020.

Under the Jagananna Thodu Scheme 2020, some people are eligible to get 10,000 rupees as a working capital loan. The program was started by the ruling YSRCP for street vendors who are struggling to make a living in the state of Andhra Pradesh due to the current state of the coronavirus pandemic.

Opposition TDP claimed it was ruling party supporters as well as city staff who dumped the garbage in front of the bank as they refused to grant loans for the program launched by his party chairman YS Jaganmohan Reddy .

Meanwhile, the Bank Employees Union (AIBEA) reacted to the incident and strongly condemned the episode and called it a “sign of anarchy”.

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