RAWALPINDI: Sacrificial animals have began arriving in Rawalpindi division from far-flung areas of the nation on the market forward of Eidul Azha.
These animals might be seen in Raja Bazaar, Bara Market, Fawara Chowk, Dengi Khoi, Waris Khan, Naz Cinema, College Road, Benazir Bhutto street, Bakra Mandi, Lal Kurti, Dheri Hassanabad and Saddr Bazaar.
A go to to totally different sale factors revealed that the animal costs are fairly excessive and past the attain of the frequent man.
Majority of sellers of sacrificial animals are demanding very excessive charges as there is no such thing as a worth regulatory mechanism launched by town authorities.
Price of a traditional measurement goat/sheep/lamb ranges from Rs60,000 to Rs80,000 whereas a cow/calf from Rs120,000 to Rs3,00,000.
On the opposite hand, sellers of sacrificial animals say that essential cause behind excessive costs of animals are elevated transportation prices in addition to improve in costs of animal fodder.
Raja Atif, a calf vendor from DG Khan, stated that rise in transportation prices, value of animal breeding led to the rise in the animal costs.
“I can’t sell my animals on loss,” he stated, including that he was considering of going again dwelling as buyer’s response was not excellent for the time being.
The excessive costs of sacrificial animals will have an effect on the salaried and low revenue teams of the society essentially the most, a resident of Gawalmandi stated, including that his household would in all probability not be capable of carry out this non secular ritual as a consequence of excessive costs of the sacrificial animals this yr.
On the opposite hand, City District Government Rawalpindi, and Solid Waste Management Corporation (SWMC) are getting ready plans to make metropolis clear on the auspicious event of Eidul Azha.