Fazilka, October 9
The Graduate Welfare Association Fazilka (GWAF) has introduced online sale of famous Fazilka goods on its website www.lovefazilka.org/store. The website was launched today at the local Pratap Bagh by the president (GWAF) Umesh Chander Kukkar and senior members Sanjeev Nagpal. People can buy world-famous Fazilka jutti (handmade embroidered leather shoe) and other Fazilka merchandises online from today.
After launching the website general secretary, GWAF, Navdeep Asija, while interacting with the media said in the first phase four types of Jutti (two types of each for men and women), some books written by Fazilka-based authors, two types of cotton made T-shirts and Compact Disc (Fazilka Shahar Hamara Hai) would be available for online sale. The significant aspect of the online sale is that these commodities would be available at competitive prices as it would be sold on direct selling pattern. The merchandise could be shipped to the purchaser after depositing the money in advance. This 'Tilla Jutti' has been registered as a geographical indicator to the name of Fazilka under the Patent Act of India. Notably, the Fazilka 'Tilla Jutti' had been the choice of former president of India Giani Zail Singh, former chief ministers of Punjab Partap Singh Kairon and Beant Singh, and Badal family, artist Bhagwant Mann, among others.