Guy Asks People To Leave Software Jobs & Sell Lehengas At Chandni Chowk, Starts Debate

A lot of people who work regular corporate jobs tend to look at thriving businesses in some of the bustling neighbourhoods of India and think to themselves that it would be great if they could do the same, like it is an easy job. How many of us have seen the kind of money roadside sellers make and rethought our entire career path altogether?

For example, Amit Jaglan who works at Urban Company took to X to share how he spent two hours at Chandni Chowk, Delhi, and realised that people could leave their software jobs and sell lehengas instead because those worth Rs 1 lakh were flying off the counters.

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“Been in Chandni Chowk only 2 hours. One advice: Leave your software job and just sell lehengas. I am at a loss of words. Lehengas north of 1 lakh rupees flying off the counters,” he wrote.

Have a look at his post here:

His post started an interesting debate on the online platform where innumerable people pointed out that selling lehengas are definitely not as easy as it looks. It takes a lot of marketing skills and investment to have a thriving lehenga business. One person, who worked both as a software engineer and a lehenga seller owing to his family business, vouched that the latter is way more difficult.

Have a look:

Selling lehengas at Chandni Chowk can be both challenging and rewarding. One has to overcome immense competition, network with suppliers, market their products to a broader audience and provide excellent customer service to be able to have a thriving business. Don’t you think?

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