July 16, 2021

High prices of sacrificial animals keep buyers at bay

Rawalpindi : The high prices of sacrificial animals ahead of Eidul Azha is keeping buyers at bay as despite repeated visits to the animal markets majority returns empty-handed. On the other hand, sellers of sacrificial animals blame high token tax or ‘parchi’ for each animal on their entry into the animal market as one of the reasons behind high prices.The traders who have brought their animals from different parts of the country have complained that they are made to pay Rs3000 for every...