1,075 applications filed in Parsa against loan sharkingParsa District Administration Office says it will forward the applications to the commission formed to resolve the problems of loan shark victims.
The Parsa District Administration Office has received 1,075 applications against loan sharking as of Thursday afternoon.
Bhimkanta Paudel, assistant chief district officer, said the office has received applications from all 14 local levels of the district online.
The deadline for the application filing has been extended till May 28, said Paudel, adding most of the applications are related to financial transactions and land.
He said that all the applications will be forwarded to the commission formed to resolve the problems of loan shark victims.
Paudel said the office is not currently accepting applications against banks and financial institutions.
The government on April 3 had formed the commission under the leadership of the former chairman of the Special Court, Gauri Bahadur Karki to address the demands of loan shark victims.
The commission, formed as per a five-point deal reached with loan shark victims, has been given three months to prepare a concrete and practical report and recommend solutions to resolve the problems of loan shark victims.