We invite your attention to our letter no. APL/SEC/32/2023-24/53 dated 26th October 2023, wherein it was informed that the Board of Directors of the Company had, inter alia, approved the appointment of Mr. Soumitra Bhattacharya (DIN:02783243) as an Additional Director in Independent capacity to hold office for a period of five consecutive years from 26th October 2023 to 25th October 2028, subject to approval of the shareholders of the Company through Postal Ballot.In this regards, please find enclosed the Notice of Postal Ballot ( Notice ) together with theExplanatory Statement being sent to the members of the Company.In compliance with the provisions of the General Circular No. 09/2023 dated 25th September 2023 and other relevant Circulars issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs from time to time, this Notice is being sent only through electronic mode to all the members whose e-mail addresses are registered with the Company/Depositories and whose names appear in the Register of Members of the Company or Register of Beneficial Owners maintained by the Depositories as on Friday, 17th November 2023 ( Cut-off date ).The members whose e-mail address is not registered with the Company/Depositories, to receive the Notice, may register their e-mail address with TSR Consultants Private Limited, Registrar and Share Transfer Agent of the Company in the manner as provided in the enclosed Notice.The Company has engaged the services of National Securities Depository Limited ( NSDL ) toprovide remote e-voting facility to its members. The remote e-voting period commences onThursday, 23rd November 2023 from 9.00 a.m. (IST) and ends on Friday, 22nd December 2023at 5.00 p.m. (IST). The remote e-voting module shall be disabled by NSDL thereafter.The results of the Postal Ballot will be announced on or before 5.00 p.m. IST on Wednesday,27th December 2023.The Notice is also being made available on the website of the Company at www.asianpaints.com and on the website of NSDL at www.evoting.nsdl.com.This is for your information and record.