Rawalpindi: Sacrificial animals have began arriving within the Rawalpindi sector from distant elements of the nation on the market forward of Eid al-Fitr.
These animals might be seen at Raja Bazaar, Barra Market, Fawara Chowk, Dingi Khoi, Waris Khan, Naz Cinema, School Street, Benazir Bhutto Street, Bakra Mandi, Lalkurti, Dheri Hassanabad and Saddar Bazaar.
Visiting completely different gross sales factors discovered that the value of animals is sort of excessive, past the affordability of odd folks. For the reason that metropolis authorities has not launched a worth regulation mechanism, most sellers of sacrificed animals demand excessive costs. Costs for regular sized goats/sheep/lambs vary from Rs 60,000 to Rs 80,000 whereas cattle/calves vary from Rs 120,000 to Rs 300,000. However, sellers of sacrificial animals stated that the principle causes for the excessive animal costs had been elevated transportation prices and better animal feed costs.
Raja Atif, a calf vendor from DG Khan, stated the rise in transportation prices and animal feed prices had led to larger animal costs. “I am unable to promote my animals at a loss,” he stated, including that he was contemplating going residence as a result of the response from prospects has not been superb to date. A Gawalmandi resident stated the excessive worth of sacrificed animals impacts the working and lower-income teams of the society probably the most, including that his household might not be capable of carry out such spiritual ceremonies this 12 months as a result of excessive worth of sacrificed animals. However, the Rawalpindi Metropolitan Authorities and the Strong Waste Administration Company (SWMC) are engaged on plans to make town clear on the auspicious event of Eid al-Fitr.