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Govt fixes rates for sacrificial animal in Kashmir, up by Rs 50 per kg than last year

By INS Desk , in Regional Srinagar , at July 8, 2021

Srinagar, July 8: The government on Thursday fixed the rates of sacrificial livestock in Kashmir ahead of this year’s Eid -ul-Adha.
As per an order issued by 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 while as those of Bakerwal and Kashmiri varieties as Rs 270 a kg. The rate for goat has been fixed as Rs 260 per kg, reads the order. . The new rates are Rs 50 across the board compared to last year.
The Thursday’s order comes consequent upon the decision taken in a meeting of officials regarding the fixing/review of rates of the sacrificial (Qurbani) livestock.
The rates have been fixed under the J&K Mutton Licensing and Control Order 1973 and SRO 31 of 1974, the order adds.

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