PP Khanna achieves decisive victory with 183 votes; re-elected as ADTOI President (2018-2020)
Akansha Pandey | New Delhi
It was definitely a walkover for PP Khanna who is chosen by the members of the Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) with an overwhelming majority with 183 votes as compared to Rajat Sawhney who managed to scrape in a total of 105 votes. Khanna gets re-elected as the ADTOI President until August 2020 for the second time in a row.
His whole squad “Team Progressive,” too achieved a landslide victory in the ADTOI General Elections 2018-2020, except Harish Verma and Sanjay Saxena, who lost to Rajesh Arya (152 votes) for the position of Vice President.
Beating the seemingly tough fight, Chetan Gupta (164 votes) too emerged triumph as General Secretary against Harjinder Singh who is known to be one of the leading voices in the offline vs online crusade.
Dalip Gupta (169 votes) defeated Jatinder Singh Bhatia for the position of Treasurer. Bhatia headed the ADTOI FAM committee in the previous tenure and conducted a number of FAMs for the members.
Anil Rajput (168 votes) too, scored an emphatic victory as Joint Secretary, beating the contender Reena Chopra, who played a vital role in establishing female participation in the association’s affairs in the 2016-2018 tenure.
To everyone’s surprise, Rajeev Sobti (201 votes) and Ekta Watts ( 184 votes) emerged as the blue-eyed candidates contesting for the position of Executive Committee Member as they unexpectedly won by a huge margin.
This was announced by the Returning Officer – Harbans Singh at The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa, New Delhi today.
The postal (outstation) ballot voting was done by 120 members out of 145. From the Delhi-NCR region, 173 voters came down to seal their choices.
PP Khanna, President – 183 votes
Rajesh Arya, Vice President – 152 votes
Chetan Gupta, General Secretary – 164 votes
Dalip Gupta, Treasurer – 169 votes
Anil Rajput, Joint Secretary – 168 votes
Executive Committee Members:
Rajeev Sobti – 201 votes
Ekta Watts – 184 votes
Manoj Varshney – 172 votes
Neetish Gupta – 168 votes
Siddharth Jain – 160 votes
Ved Khanna – 157 votes
Ashish Sehgal – 144 votes
Vishal Bhatia – 129 votes