FAISALABAD: The district administration has imposed ban on the collection of hides of sacrificial animals anywhere other than the designated points.
A spokesman of the administration said on Friday that 26 points have been designated for collection of hides of sacrificial animals by welfare organisations.
He said that in Lyallpur Town, the hide collection points have been fixed at Eidgah Road outside Aminpur Bazaar, near Darbar Baba Qaim Sain outside graveyard, Riaz Shahid Chowk near WASA Office, Chandni Chowk near MC Boys High School Islam Nagar, whereas hide collection points in Iqbal Town are at WASA Warehouse near Novelty Bridge, Mumtaz Garden Gulshan-e-Rafiq Rodex Road, Stop No 5 Hilal Road 224-RB Wazir Khan Wali and Overhead Water Tank Chowk Mandi Quarter.
In Madina Town, the hide collection points have been established at Nishatabad in front of Chenab Fabrics and Saeed Colony No 1 near Graveyard Madina Town.
Special teams have been constituted to take prompt action against those persons who were found collecting or selling/purchasing hides of sacrificial animals other than designated points, he added.