No admn nod, but cattle market in Maur reopens
Bathinda, September 21
Flouting the orders of the DC, the cattle market in Maur was thrown open to the general public on Tuesday, amid lumpy pores and skin illness (LSD) scare. Final week, the cattle market in Sardulgarh, Mansa, additionally resumed the operations.
Notably, DC Showkat Ahmad Parray, within the wake of LSD circumstances, had issued instructions on Monday that cattle markets should not be opened until additional orders. There was no official notification from the state authorities on re-opening of cattle markets within the state.
Farmers, below the banner of Punjab Kisan Union, together with cattle merchants, transporters and brokers had raised the demand to renew work in cattle markets stating that the LSD circumstances had come down considerably.
In addition they talked about that neighbouring states Haryana and Rajasthan had re-opened their markets.
Round 800 animals had been delivered to the Maur cattle market and out of those, 350 had been offered. The market opens on twentieth of each month.
Parray stated, “We have now given particular orders that no cattle market should be opened till additional discover. We had specifically directed these managing the affairs on the Maur cattle market. If the market was opened, then I’ll get it verified and motion might be taken accordingly.”