Trade Fair at Kashmir Haat attracts buyers in legions
Srinagar, May 16: The National Trade Fair 2010 currently being going on at Kashmir Haat is attracting large number of people giving business to the traders.
According to the traders they are doing good business with more than five thousand people daily visiting the fair.
“The rush of people has made this fair successful. Not only the locals the tourists are also visiting us and purchase things,” they said.
“Sundays and holidays are more exciting. Last Sunday rush was high that it was hectic for us to attend to all customers. Entry tickets worth Rs 60,000 were sold here last Sunday so one can imagine the number of people who came here that day,” said Azad Khan a stall owner from Varanasi.
Apart from the variety of things available at the fair, most of the traders said that the arrangement of the entertainment stuff has been attracting many people to the fair.
“The organizers have arranged different kinds of swings, circus, and other amusement activities serving as main attraction for the visitors,” said Gulzar Ahmad of MS/ Shaheeb Arts a stall owner at the trade.
The fair has attracted the traders from different states of India to display their products in Kashmir. “We have traders from Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Chennai, Jammu etc and everyone is happy with the way the fair is going on,” said the traders.
Many stall holders are offering special discounts and free gifts on many items. “Here the customers do not only get the quality products on reasonable rates but are also given many attractive offers like heavy discounts and free gift items on every purchase,” said Parvinder Singh at Stall No 24 selling the home appliances.
The traders said that they are also giving free demonstrations to the customers to increase their awareness about different use of a single item.
“Usually when the people purchase a microwave oven from a shop they only use it for grilling and don’t know about its multiple uses. So we are demonstrating here how it can be used in different ways to prepare different dishes. This is definitely helping the people. These demonstrations are absolutely free for everyone,” said Sunil Gandhi from K-line New Delhi stall no 47-49 dealing with kitchen items.
The traders said it is very important to hold such trade fairs every year as according to them it not only makes different products available to the masses at a single place but also give the traders an opportunity to display their products.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 16 May 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 16 May 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 17 May 2010 00:00:00 IST
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