Raja M Shanmugham, President said that the TEA Executive Committee elaborately discussed the impact of the long leave normally being taken by employees after Deepavali and expressed its the impact on delivery schedule, which will naturally lead to cancellation of orders, also cascading effect on working capital and other financial stress. Raja M Shanmugham said, “It is a fact that the negative impact on us will be a big advantage to the competing countries at a time when we have been struggling to withstand the onslaught of their competition.”