The only permanent cattle market at Gabtoli and 19 other makeshift markets will officially be opened in the capital ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha aiming to ensure smooth trading of sacrificial animals during the Eid.
Apart from the permanent market at Gabtoli under the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will set up 13 temporary markets and DNCC will set up seven like the previous years, reports BSS.
The authorities of the two city corporations have already leased out the cattle markets through tender procedure.
An official of the DSCC said that the number of temporary cattle market may increase due to availability of open space, while the DNCC authority may approved for setting up two more makeshift cattle markets on the occasion of the Eid.
According to the city corporation officials, the cattle markets of DSCC will be located at Meradia Bazar at Khilgaon, Moitri Shangha ground adjoining Rail gate Bazar at North Shahjahanpur, Jigatala-Hajaribagh ground beside Leather Engineering College, Rahmatganj Playground at Lalbagh, Armanitola, Shyampur Balurmath at Kadamtoli, Sadek Hossain Khoka Ground at Dholaikhal, Dhupkhola East and Club ground, Balurmath adjoining Brothers Union at Gopibagh as well as the free spaces adjoining it, Kamrangirchar Islam Chairmanbari, Postogola Shashanghat, Donia College playground at Jatrabari and the free spaces adjoining to Kamalpur Stadium near the Kamlapur Railway Station.
The cattle markets of DNCC will be located in the Bashundhara residential area near Khilkhet’s 300-Feet Road, Bosila Police Lines free spaces near the Mohammadpur Intellectual graveyard, Mirpur DOHS, Sector 15 of Uttara Residential Model Town as well as the free spaces at Khilkhet Banarupa Housing, Eastern Housing in Mirpur Section 6, Police Lines and between Ashian City Housing and Bhatara.