Incident Reports

Peasant-labors struggle committee stage demonstration in Kathmandu against loan sharks


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Peasants-Labours who have fallen victim to loan sharking stage a demonstration in Maitighar of Kathmandu on August 3. The victims who have formed Peasant-Labor Struggle Committee demanded the government form an authoritative High-Level Committee to rescue the victims of loan sharks, return the land taken by the loan sharks, and return the high interest taken from the farmers.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media