Start Date: 17/08/2019 ( 09:00:AM )
End Date: 20/08/2019 ( 05:00:PM )
City: Mumbai
State: Maharashtra


  1. At the forthcoming 69th Annual General Meeting  to be held on Friday, 21th August, 2019, the following members of the Executive Committee retire by rotation:

a)Mr. Ankit Chonaand Mr. Nikhil Shetty representing the Restaurant category.

b)Mr. Gurbaxish Singh Kohli, Mr. Dilip Kothari, Mr. Neerav Panchamia and Mr. Sandeep Talaulicar representing the Hotel category.

In terms of the provisions of Articles of Association Mr. Ankit Chona is not eligible for re-election, as per Article 14B (b) of the amended Articles of Association, which states that any retiring member desirous of contesting the election shall have attended at least 50% of the meetings held in each of his term. Mr. Nikhil Shetty is also not eligible for re-election as per Article 17(b) which states that an individual shall be eligible to contest for Executive Committee Election only for four consecutive terms and he shall compulsorily take a break after such four terms, but shall be eligible to contest the Election after a break of one year.

Mr. Sandeep Talaulicar is not eligible for re-appointment.

  1. In terms of the Companies (Management and Administration) Amendment Rules, 2015 which came into force on March 19, 2015, the Association is required to provide:-

  • Facility for voting by electronic means and the business may be transacted through such  voting;

  • Facility for voting, either through e-voting system or ballot or polling paper shall also be made available at the meeting and members attending the meeting who have not already cast their vote by remote e-voting shall be able to exercise their right at the meeting;

  1. In terms of the authority and power vested in the Executive Committee the Committee has appointed Mr. PradeepShetty, Hon Secretary, as Election Officer with all powers  to conduct the  Elections . Accordingly , The Election Officer has decided the schedule and process of election  as under:-

  1. Issue of intimation regarding election by Wednesday, 10th July, 2019, by 6.00p.m.
  2. Submission of nominations – it is mandatory for the Nominee to have a Director’s Identification Number (DIN) while submitting the same, for the respective categories byWednesday, 17th July, 2019, by 6.00 p.m.
  3. Scrutiny of Nomination papers on Thursday, 18th July, 2019 by 6.00 p.m.
  4. Withdrawal of Nomination papers by Saturday, 20th July, 2019, by 5.00 p.m.
  5. Dispatch to members of list of candidates for election to the respective category, by Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 by 6.00 p.m., under Certificate of Posting / courier.
  6. HRAWI has appointed M/s Karvy Computershare Pvt. Ltd, as service providers for setting up an electronic platform to facilitate e-voting. They will provide login ID and Password directly to the eligible voters.
  7. The e-voting period will commence on Saturday, 17th August, 2019 (9:00 am) and ends on Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 (5:00 pm). The e-voting module shall be disabled thereafter. Once the vote on a resolution is cast by the member, the member shall not be allowed to change it subsequently or cast vote again.
  8. The facility for voting by ballot paper for election shall also be made available on Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 at the venue of the 69th Annual General Meeting and members who have not already cast their vote by remote e-voting shall be able to exercise their rights.
  9. The members who have cast their vote by remote e-voting prior to the meeting may also attend the meeting but shall not be entitled to cast their vote again.
  10. The Scrutinizer will immediately after the conclusion of physical Ballot voting on Wednesday, 21st August, 2019, will first count the 

votes cast and add with the  votes cast through remote e-voting after unblocking the e-votes in the presence of at least two (2) witnesses not in the employment of the Association.

  1. On any dispute arising from the Election, the decision of the Scrutinizer shall be final.
  2. The scrutinizer will submit his report to the Chairman of 69th Annual General Meeting, who shall declare the result of the voting. The Results shall be declared on Wednesday, 21st August, 2019during the 69th Annual General Meeting of the Association. The Results declared along with the Scrutinizer’s Report shall be placed on the website of the Association The resolution shall be deemed to be passed at the 69th Annual General Meeting of the Association scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 21st August, 2019.

  1. Nomination Forms for election to the Executive Committee are available at the Secretariat of the Association along with the Rules of Election framed by the Election Officer.  
  2. Contesting members are requested to forward along with the prescribed nomination form, a brief bio-data and photograph, which will be circulated by the Association along with the Ballot paper to the respective categories of members, as per format attached to the nomination form.
  3. Nominees contesting the election are strictly prohibited from canvassing directly or indirectly.
  4. The Executive Committee has appointed Mr. Pradeep Shetty, as the Election Officer with all powers to conduct the elections in orderly manner and his decision will be final and binding. Mr. Martinho Ferrao, Practicing Company Secretary as Scrutinizer, for conducting the election.

Dated: 08th July, 2019

Aspi Nallaseth

Secretary General.