Bank guarantee


hello sir, I have taken loan (no mortgage) from IDBI bank for MSME industrial setup by RBI. Due to some economy slow down i am not able to pay the EMIs and my loan account has become NPA . My case also moved to debt recovery tribunal. We have also given bank guarantee (14.5 lacs) to the customs department in a case against customs department. The bank guarantee matter is totally diffrent from loan. In the bank guarantee i have given my residential property papers (50 lacs) to the IDBI bank, the property is in the name of my wife and me. During the time of BG renewal, bank manager told me that they cannot renew the BG of NPA accounts and they invoked the BG. We have talked to the bank manager to release our property papers if we deposite the bank guarantee amount. Now they are not ready to releasae our property papers as they are saying that my loan account is overdue. As the property is in the name of my wife also, my wife also requested the bank to release the papers, but they are not ready. My wife is in no way related to my business and loan. During loan documentation papers i have given my undertaking to create mortgage. Please tell me what i can do to get my property papers released. Thanks

 
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since you have applied for a loan and got the same.. irrespective of the BG (the house papers) you have provided to the bank. the bank will not release the papers unless you dont pay them the load amount.. since you have NPA and the bank will never understand that there is a economy slow down.. rather thinking about the papers you should concentrate on your work and start your to perform for you and be a better businessman..

 
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Bank guarantee is one among the loan facilities. You cannot view it seperate from the loan facilities. It will be invoked by benificiary and not by the bank. Bank invokes counter guaranantee against you, if the benificiay makes demand against the bank. If the bank guarantee is backed by immovable security, the the bank may enforce it. But your query is not clear if you have with your wife jointly created mortgage or agreed to create it ?

Bank has nothing to do with your difficulties or personal problems. If theaccount slipped to NPA status then the bank may not leave the property. Please ensure to say if your wife being joint owner did not sign the mortgage document or not. If she has not joined you to sign the mortgage document, then the bank will have to face problem in selling the mortgage property. But your query is ambiguous on this point.

How do you expect the bank to release your document when it has to recover its debts from you. It's strange demand for you. Since the matter is before DRT you may discuss this problem with him and take action if it is acceptable to you.

 
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