Incident Reports

Sit-in staged in Dhankuta demanding waiver of interests and extension of repayment period


Province 1, Dhankuta, Dhankuta

Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhankuta staged a sit-in in front of banks including Rashtriya Banijya Bank and Shangrila Development Bank on July 15 and sent memorandums to the governor demanding to waive the loan interest, postpone the installment repayment period to 5 months, provide emergency loans to operate business and industry, refinancing and concessional loans to industrialists because of the pandemic.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
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