COVID-19: Fate of Karachi’s annual sacrificial animal market hangs in the balance


Photo: File The fate of Karachi?s annual sacrificial animal markets has fallen into confusion after the Sindh Local Government & Town Planning Department issued a withdrawal notification for the request of opening cattle markets and dry animal markets under standard operating procedures (SOPs). On the request of the Dairy Farmers Association, the Sindh Home Department had written to the LG secretary on June 2 about the opening of the above-mentioned markets under the SOPs and policy guidelines the department had issued for businesses on April 14.