Incident Reports

Bank employees demonstrate against Social Security Fund in Birgunj


Madhes, Parsa, Birgunj

Employees of Banks in BIrgunj staged a demonstration on Monday against the government's attempt to force them to join the Social Security Fund. Employees and banks and financial institutions have been reluctant to join the Social Security Fund saying that it would result in a reduction of benefits they have been currently receiving.

Speaking at the protest Birgunj Banker group chairperson Nitesh Khadki said that they were compelled to protest as the social security fund had failed to address the concerns put forward by Bank and Financial Institutions Employees union.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
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