Incident Reports

Loan shark victims stages demonstration in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Hundreds of victims of loan sharking staged a sit-in in front of the gate of Khullamunch in Kathmandu on March 27 night protesting against against the loan sharks. The demonstrators displayed placards demanding to make a law against loan sharks, take legal action against the loan sharks etc. The victims had come to Kathmandu from different districts like Dhanusha, Siraha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, and Hetauda by walking.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media