Co-operative Bank issues loan repayment notice after 24 years
News

Co-operative Bank issues loan repayment notice after 24 years

June 23, 2019

Asks elderly couple to pay Rs.19,576 for Rs.4,000 loan

Mysore: A Co-operative Bank has issued loan repayment notice to an elderly couple after 24 years for Rs.8,000 loan taken and after repayment of half the loan amount.

The notice has been issued to 81-year-old Nagaraja Shetty and his wife 78-year-old Sumithra, residents of Vinoba Road 5th Cross in Shivarampet.

The couple about 25 years ago had taken a loan of Rs.8,000 from Sri Kanyakaparameshwari Co-operative Bank and had repaid half the loan amount. For the remaining loan amount, the Bank officials on Mar.11, 1995 had seized household items such as TV, table fan, wall clock, round stool and other items from the house and later there was not a single communication from the Bank. But after 24 years, the Bank has served three loan repayment notices, said the couple.

The Bank had seized all the household items for a very low price and now, notices have been served to pay Rs.19,576 (including interest), said the aged couple, who added that they are not being allowed to cast their votes at the Annual General Body Meeting held on July 21.

Nagaraja Shetty, speaking to Star of Mysore, said that his wife is suffering from age-related ailments and he is earning a meagre sum by taking care of accounts in two-three shops. He further said that he could not work more due to his age.

Sumitra said that a few days ago, Bank officials had come to the house and had issued a warning to repay the loan amount, when we showed the documents pertaining to the seizure of household items, the officials left without saying anything. “What can we do at this age? We had taken Rs.8,000 loan and had repaid half of it and the Bank has seized the household items for the remaining loan amount. Now the Bank has issued notice to pay Rs.19,576 and we do not know what to do,” said Sumitra.

READ ALSO  Elected as Board of Directors

As there is Annual General Body Meeting on July 21, we are issuing notices to all loan defaulters. The Bank has rights to issue notices to defaulters even after 100 years. We would collect all information from the Bank officials pertaining to the loan of Nagaraja Shetty and take the next step, said M. Badreesh, President, Sri Kanyakaparameshwari  Co-operative Bank

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]