Eid ul Azha 2018: Cattle Markets in Lahore teemed with sacrificial animals

  Last Updated On 08 August,2018 11:52 am

Excitement in cattle markets gaining momentum. Undoubtedly, animals are worth watching indeed.

(Web Desk) – As Eid ul Azha 2018 approaches near, excitement in cattle market mounts up. Though there are thousands of animals available in the market, their prices are quite high that they are out of reach for an average man. Uncontrollable dearth has already baffled the masses. Their living standard has been shattered severely. Now that the jubilant occasion is just around the corner, a large number of people are considering themselves on the doldrums.

One of the largest markets in Pakistan is that of Shahpur Kanjra where animal traders from all parts of country come, there are sacrificial animals of various types.

 Livestock markets around Pakistan are teemed with beautiful, aesthetic animals. Photo: File

 Prices of animals are quite high this year that for an average man buying anyone of them seems unaffordable. Photo: File

Traders attaches high prices of animals with exceeding cost of fodder and other items related to animals. Photo: File

The only complain that the visitors, prospective buyers, have is the increment in the prices of the animals.

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Sellers are quite clear concerning increased prices. They are of the view that increment in the prices is the result of high costs of various products consumed by the animals. People are hopeful that as the Eid comes near, prices will go down. If this happens, people with lesser buying abilities will be able to buy the animal and fulfil their religious obligation too.

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Reported by Israr Khan

Edited and translated by Junaid Ali Malik


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