Jalandhar sports industry to offer 25% discount on sports goods to voters after casting vote in LS polls

Sports shop Units also announced exemption from night shifts for their employees on the eve of polling day on June 1

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With an aim to ensure the maximum engagement of civil society in the biggest festival of democracy, District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Dr Himanshu Aggarwal today urged Traders’ Associations, Sports Goods Association Members to be the part of voter awareness to ensure the maximum voting in June 1, 2024. 


Addressing a meeting of traders/industrialists related to sports industry, Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal asked them to play a significant role in voter awareness drive by putting up sign boards/banners etc regarding voters’ awareness at their respective industrial units so that employees/ laborers should be sensitize about their voting right. He also asked them to encourage their workers to cast their votes judiciously.  


Taking part in deliberation, representatives of Khel Udyog Sangh announced that the sports goods traders will give a 25 % discount on the sale of sports goods on June 1, 2024 to those who will cast their votes in upcoming elections.


They also announced that the industrial units related to the sports industry will exempt their workers from the night shifts on the eve of poll day so that they can cast their votes the next day.  The industrialists and traders also assured their full cooperation in the awareness drive by encouraging their workers.


The Deputy Commissioner also asked the GM Industry to remain in touch with traders association to ensure their maximum participation in electoral process besides assisting them in voter awareness. 


Prominent amongst others present in the meeting included ADC cum Nodal Officer SVEEP Jasbir Singh, President Khel Udhyog Sangh Ravinder Dhir, Vijay Dhir, Parveen Anand, Ramesh Anand, Vipan, Sulabh Mahajan, Rajinder Chatrath, and Shyam Sunder Mahajan.