Rajendra Dhanuk, an area resident of Jogbudha in Dadeldhura, has been working a elaborate store in Brahmadev of Kanchanpur for the previous twenty years. He lives in a rented flat in Brahmadev along with his household of six.
Nevertheless, his enterprise took a success as a result of Covid-19 pandemic and the next lockdown. Now, Dhanuk has taken up day by day wage jobs to offer for his household.
“My store has been shut down for the final 9 months. I don’t have cash to pay financial institution loans that I took to open the store,” mentioned Dhanuk. “I’ve began to work as a day by day wage employee in Jogbuda and Bramhadev to take care of my household.”
Brahmadev bazaar is the bordering market place in Ward No. 9 of Bhimdatta Municipality in Kanchanpur district. Companies within the bazaar space that depends closely on Indian clients have been badly affected ever for the reason that Nepal-India border was sealed to comprise the unfold of the coronavirus.
“The outlets that have been closed within the lockdown have but to reopen,” mentioned Karna Bahadur Chand, a enterprise proprietor in Brahmadev. “A few of our mates have began different companies whereas some are working as day by day wage earners. Financial transactions within the bazaar space have come to a halt for the reason that begin of the lockdown.”
In accordance with him, many enterprise house owners in Brahmadev are at present engaged in agriculture, some have turn out to be avenue distributors and others are working in mining websites.
There are round 150 outlets in Brahmadev bazaar. Amongst them, solely a dozen have reopened after the lockdown. However even these reopened outlets are usually not doing good enterprise, Chand mentioned.