Cattle markets buzzing with adequate supply of sacrificial animals


PV Desk : With only two days ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of Muslims, the cattle markets in the capital have got momentum with adequate supply of sacrificial animals.

Market sources attributed the situation to adequate supply of local cattle and increased import of sacrificial animals from neighbouring countries – India and Myanmar.

“We have an arrangement for 5,000 to 6,000 cattle here, but the supply has marked rise against the demand,” said Abdul Latif, a leaseholder of Maitri Sangha Math adjacent to city’s north Shahjahanpur-Khilgaon rail crossing.

The sale of cattle started in the capital yesterday, he said, adding that the sale begins in full-swing today.

While visiting several cattle markets at Gabtoli, Hazaribagh and Kamrangirchar today, this reporter found that a large number of traders with their animals, including Indian and Burmese cattle.

Most of the cattle have been brought from the western and northern parts of the country.