KCC workers clean city within 16 hrs during Eid-ul-Azha


KHULNA, Aug 14, 2019 (BSS) – Workers of Khulna City Corporation (KCC)
cleaned the entire city within 16 hours after slaughtering of the sacrificial
animals from August 12, the Eid day.

The KCC sources said over 730 workers have been engaged to remove the
wastes of the sacrificial animals in the city on Eid day and Tuesday.

The workers have started their cleanliness around 11:00am on the Eid day
that continued till Tuesday.

Comprising 31 wards,KCC authorities appointed several vigilance teams to
look over the drive and also opened a control room to conduct the operations.

Besides, around 60 trucks, six container movers and 255 vans were on the
city streets to remove the wastes till Tuesday, said Azizul Haque, chief of
conservancy department of KCC.

KCC workers sprayed 1,800 kgs of bleaching powders at the places of
slaughtering of sacrificial animals in the city.

Besides, a shower of rain on Tuesday also helped removing the bad smells of
the animals’ wastages.

Meanwhile, city dwellers gave a little response to slaughter their
sacrificial animals on the government designated spots.

Earlier, KCC authorities have fixed a total of 140 slaughtering spots at 31
wards and conducted a campaign among the city dwellers to ensure an
environment friendly city during Eid-ul-Azha.

Mayor of KCC Talukder Abdul Khaleque visited different areas of the city on
Tuesday to watch the cleanliness drive of the KCC workers.

While talking to BSS, Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque said, “City dwellers
have sacrificed around 7,805 sacrificial animals during the Eid-ul-Azha. It
was a hard task to clean the city within 16 hours, but the workers had done
the job.”