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Mayor to Ctg dwellers: Slaughter animals on designated spots

  • Published at 08:03 pm September 8th, 2016
  • Last updated at 08:44 pm September 8th, 2016
Mayor to Ctg dwellers: Slaughter animals on designated spots

The CCC mayor also requested the city dwellers not to dump waste of sacrificial animals in haphazard manner.

The corporation hoped to remove waste from the city within 48 hours from the noon of Eid-ul-Azha.

The mayor made the request at through a press statement issued on Thursday.

The corporation authorities have also opened a control room and urged the city dwellers to inform immediately about any leftovers of sacrificial animals scattered in the city.

The phone numbers of the control room are 031-630739 and 031-633649.

The city mayor also said they would begin removing waste of sacrificial cattle from 9am on Eid day. Besides, the permanent committee on waste management of the city corporation will monitor the waste cleaning activities.

Talking to the Dhaka Tribune, Mohammed Abul Hossain, secretary of Chittagong City Corporation, said they selected 387 slaughtering spots under 41 wards of the city in an effort to accelerate the waste removing work.

We have set a target of cleaning all the sacrificial waste from the city within the day after Eid. As part of the cleaning drive, we have canceled the vacation of the cleaning staff of the corporation. Around 5,000 cleaning staff will work for cleaning the city on Eid day and the day after Eid,” added the CCC secretary.

The city residents are usually seen slaughtering animals in open areas in front of their houses or on the roads and alleys, leaving smelly piles of animal leftovers lying around.

The haphazard slaughtering results in putrid blood, ears, horns and faeces of the sacrificed cattle scattered on the roads of the city.