Outsider printers cheating candidates, political parties: J and K Offset Printers’ Association
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Expressing concern over alleged deceiving of candidates, contesting elections to the State Assembly from various constituencies of Jammu by certain outsider self-styled printers/agents who have been supplying election related material at considerably cheaper rates which are not at all feasible, the office-bearers of J and K Offset Printers’ Association (JKOPA) said that it can be possible only if they adopt shady means or make short supply between 10 to 15 percent less of the order placed.
JKOPA office bearers were speaking at a meeting held under the Chairmanship of Pankaj Sethi, President JKOPA here on Saturday.
The meeting said that in this way the candidate contesting elections are being cheated besides affecting the interests of Jammu based printers incurring huge financial loss.
They cautioned the political parties and candidates that to remain watchful and see that full supply of the material as ordered for is being made. “The candidates concerned should verify the material, if possible”, the meeting added.
Rahul Mahajan, General Secretary, JKOPA also laid stress to work honestly and diligently to uplift the Printing Industry in the J and K State. The meeting was attended by M/s Ravi Gupta (former President), Harjinder Singh (Senior Vice President), Shart Sharma (Vice President), Sanjay Soni (Secretary), Avnish K. Anand (Finance Secretary) and Satish Raina (Joint Secretary).