Nineteen cattle markets for sale of sacrificial animals in two city corporations in the capital will start from July 17.
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) have already leased out the markets including Gabtoli cattle market in the capital.The bidders have already started making makeshift sheds to protect the cattle in the markets during the inclement weather.
The managements of both the city corporations directed the traders to start selling animals from four days before Eid and continue till Eid day.
However, this correspondent saw on Monday that some traders have already started selling sacrificial animals at Mirpur Section-6 cattle market.
The DNCC has set up nine cattle markets while DSCC 10 this year, according to the authority concerned.
DSCC has completed its tender for the Institute of Leather Technology playground at Hazaribagh, Postagola cremation ground, Meradia Bazar and adjacent area, Donia College and adjacent open space at Jatrabari, Dhupkhola East and Club adjacent open spaces, Dholaikhal Terminal adjacent open spaces, Aftabnagar Eastern Housing E Block, Rahmatganj Club adjacent open space at Lalbagh and Golapbagh DSCC Market adjacent open spaces and Khilgaon Moitrisangha Club and its adjacent open spaces.
DNCC has completed its tender for Uttara Sector 1, Bhatara (Sayeednagar), Kaula Shiyaldanga, Uttarkhan Moinartek, Shahidnagar Housing, Bhashantek Road, Uttara Sector 15, Mirpur Section 6 (Eastern Housing and Dhaka Polytechnic Institute playground) cattle markets.