11 Jun 2024, 15:25

KCC fixes 141 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals

KHULNA, June 11, 2024 (BSS) - Khulna City Corporation (KCC) authorities have fixed 141 spots in the city for slaughtering sacrificial animals and requested the city dwellers to use those places during the holy Eid-ul-Azha.

"As per the direction of the Local Government Division, we are preparing for slaughtering sacrificial animals at all fixed 141 spots under 31 wards in KCC. The list of the spots had already been sent to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) last week, KCC officials told BSS today.

While talking to BSS, the Veterinary Officer of KCC, Dr. Peru Gopal Biswas said everyone should sacrifice animals at the 141 designated spots.

With a view to execute the initiatives, a total of Taka 6,000 to Taka 6,500 will be distributed among the 31 wards of Khulna City Corporation (KCC), he added.

Chief Conservancy Officer Eng. Md. Anisur Rahman said, at least 67 vehicles of KCC will be engaged in removing the garbage of the sacrificial animals before 8:00 pm on Eid day.

A total of 16 units of KCC will be deployed to remove animals' garbage and each unit will work for each ward, he said adding that KCC will provide 4,000 kg bleaching powder 400 litre savlon for cleaning.
"A campaign will be carried out from three days ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha to raise awareness so that people feel encouraged to slaughter their sacrificial animals at the places fixed by the city corporation authorities," he said.
The designated slaughtering grounds will have butchers, cleaning staff as well as an 'Imam' to conduct the slaughtering of sacrificial animals on Eid day.
KCC staff will be deployed for two days from Eid ul Azha to clean animals' garbage to ensure an environment-friendly atmosphere in the city.



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