Govt fixes rates of sacrificial animals ahead of Eid

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, July 8: Ahead of Eid-ul Azha, the Government today fixed the rates of sacrificial livestock in the Kashmir Valley.
As per an order issued hereby the Director Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Kashmir Dr Abdul Salam Mir, the rates for Delhi Walla and Merino Cross varieties of Sheep have been fixed at Rs 285 a kg.
“Those of Bakerwal and Kashmiri varieties have been set at Rs 270 a kg. The rate for goats has been fixed as Rs 260 per kg,” the order reads.
The order has come after a decision was recently taken in a meeting of officials regarding the review of rates of sacrificial livestock in Kashmir.