Incident Reports

Demonstration staged in in Simara against micro finances


Madhes, Bara, Jitpur Simara

A struggle committee formed against microfinance companies in Bara staged a demonstration in Jitpur Simara of Bara on February 28 against alleged cheating by the microfinances. The demonstrators carried placards demanding to cancel microfinance companies, stop injustice against debtors and so on. The demonstrators also claimed that these organizations had forced innocent people in the villages to accept loan without properly assessing their capacity to later pay it.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
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) Other private sectors Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media