FAISALABAD: Local administration on Tuesday prohibited the collection of hides of sacrificial animals in the district other than from designated points.
A spokesperson of the local administration said that as many as 26 points had been chosen for collection of hides by religious, social and public welfare organisations on the occasion of Eidul Azha.
“Special teams have been constituted to take prompt action against those persons, as well as outfits, which will be found collecting or selling/purchasing hides of sacrificial animals at places other than the designated points,” he added.
The designated points include Aminpur Bazaar Eidgah Road near Darbar Baba Qaim Sein, Riaz Shahid Chowk, Chandni Chowk Islamnagar, WASA Warehouse near Novelty Pull, Mumtaz Garden, Stop No 5 Hilal Road 224 Wazirwali Khan, Mandi Quarter, Nishatabad, Saeed Colony No 1, Madina Town outside MI Middle School Gulberg, outside MC Boys High School GM Abad, Kamalabad, Jinnah Colony and Dherah Saein graveyard.
In Jarranwala tehsil, the points are old Tanga Stand, Slaughter House and Veterinary Hospital Khurarianwala, whereas those in Samundri tehsil are Tanga Stand, Gojra Road and Ladies Park.
Points have been designated in Tandlianwala tehsil as well, which include Jallah Chowk, Hockey Ground Canal Road and Railway Ground Mamoon Kanjan. In Chah Jhumra tehsil, Railway Godowns and Food Department Godown on Sangla road have been designated.
Banned organisations will not be allowed to collect hides from anywhere.