The Karnataka government on Friday banned with immediate effect the indefinite strike by employees of the road transport corporations, which affected bus services across the State.
However, branches of private sector lenders like ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank are open as they are not part of the strike.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the privatisation of two public sector banks (PSBs) as part of the government's disinvestment plan.
State railway workers on Sunday had called a strike, joining a loosely organised Civil Disobedience Movement that was initiated by medical workers and is the backbone of the resistance.
Scores of the nurses were sitting at the hospital premises shouting slogans, holding placards, amid the pandemic.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to people to fast wherever they are in support of protesting farmers, and asserted that farmers will win in the end.
Thousands of farmers have been protesting on the outskirts of Delhi since late November 26 demanding the government to repeal the newly enacted farm laws.
The unions had called a nationwide strike on November 26 to protest against recently passed labour codes as well as farm laws, among other issues.
All government offices and major business establishments remained closed across Kerala, the lone state in the country ruled by a Marxist government.
Bandh enforcers also blocked roads in Coochbehar and Jhargram districts, burning tyres and breaking the windscreen of buses.
Bank employees affiliated to All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA), National Confederation of Bank Employees (NCBE) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) are supporting the strike.
The nationalities of the dead fighters was not immediately know, the Britain-based monitor said.
‘Taking public health into consideration especially in view of the pandemic we are fighting and trusting the Health Minister's reassuring words, Juda has decided to conditionally call off the strike and resume duties with immediate effect,” they said.
The announcement comes against the backdrop of a fair price shop owner, identified as Bhargav Patni (27), dying of coronavirus infection in Vadodara's Nagarwada area on Sunday.
There was also anger over the government's inability to stockpile enough masks despite the city previously experiencing the deadly 2003 SARS outbreak.
Authorities have argued that doing so would be discriminatory, economically damaging and go against advice from the World Health Organization.
Yemen's internationally recognised government -- backed by a Saudi-led military coalition -- has been battling the Iran-backed Huthis since 2014, when the rebels seized the northern capital of Sanaa.
Banerjee reiterated that her party and government is against any sort of shutdown.
In Kolkata, government buses were plying normally but the number of private buses was less in the early hours.