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Dhaka Tribune

Nearly 10m animals sacrificed this Eid

This year, 8,57,521 more cattle were sacrificed compared to 2021

Update : 11 Jul 2022, 05:00 PM

A total of 99,50,763 cattle have been sacrificed in the holy Eid-ul-Azha across the country this year. 

Last year, a total of 90,93,242 cattle were sacrificed in Bangladesh.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock confirmed the matter in a press release on Monday.

According to the ministry, in Dhaka division, a total of 24,91,768 cattle were sacrificed this year–11,67,810 cows and buffaloes; 13,23,711 goats and sheep and 246 others.

In Chittagong division, as many as 21,28,459 cattle including 13,13,678 cows and buffaloes, 8,14,685 goats and sheep and 96 others have been sacrificed.

In Khulna division, 9,26,209 cattle including 2,58,264 cows and buffaloes, 6,67,930 goats and sheep and 15 others have been sacrificed.

In Barisal division, at least 4,98,937 cattle including 2,67,614 cows and buffaloes, and 2,31,323 goats and sheep have been sacrificed.

In Sylhet division, some 3,92,582 cattle including 2,01,186 cows and buffaloes, and 1,91,397 goats and sheep have been sacrificed.

In Rangpur division, a total of 11,38,896 cattle including 5,31,093 cows and buffaloes, 6,07,803 goats and sheep have been sacrificed.

In Mymensingh division, some 3,75,783 cattle including 1,80,548 cows and buffaloes, and 1,95,186 goats and sheep and 49 others have been sacrificed.

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