May 01, 2008

Sports Goods Industry observes Strike today

Jalandhar is renowned for its sports industry . It has been created with great labour , since Independence , by the efforts of trained craftsmen who migrated from Sialkot ( Pakistan ).

These days sports industry if facing tough competition from cheap Chinese imports and VAT exemption given by U.P.
Industry leader Vijay Dhir has pleaded with the Punjab Government for similar concessions for Jalandhar units.

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