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Sheep Husbandry Deptt violates law, allows import of dead animals into Kashmir
2/19/2019 11:12:37 PM
Saahil Suhail
Early Times Report
Anantnag, Feb 19: Contrary to Jammu and Kashmir Animal Disease (Control) Act 2006, the Sheep Husbandry Department is allowing import of dead animals into Kashmir valley despite having setup a frisking point at Qazigund in South Kashmir's Anantnag district.
According to details available with Early Times the Sheep Husbandry Department is allowing mutton dealers to import dead sheep and goats into Srinagar.
On 13th of February, Sheep Husbandry Department employees posted at Zig-Qazigund admitted to have allowed the transportation of 21 (twenty-one) dead animals in to Srinagar Kashmir.
"We are here to inspect each vehicles carrying the animals-sheep and goats. Number of dead animals is being mentioned on the challan of the vehicle and then a team of Srinagar Municipal Corporation tracks down the vehicle at Athwajan in Srinagar and dispose off the dead animals accordingly," Dr Asif, in-charge Zig-Qazigund Check Post told Early Times.
He said that non-availability of a facility for disposing of the dead animals was a major reason behind allowing the truckers to transport dead animals to Srinagar.
He said that they don't escort the vehicles which carry these dead animals into the Srinagar city and neither have they unloaded dead animals at Qazigund as they don't have dumping site or a facility for disposing of these dead animals.
Important to mention, during winters when Srinagar-Jammu highway gets blocked due to snow and landslides, hundreds of truck carrying animals remain stranded and due to which a good number animals die and contrary to Jammu and Kashmir Animal Disease (Control) Act 2006 (1949 A.D) which prohibits the transportation of dead animals, truckers are being allowed to bring dead animals into Srinagar city and other parts of Kashmir.
Mostly sheep to Kashmir are imported from Delhi, Amritsar and Rajasthan. According to official estimates, Kashmir has everyday consumption of around 5500 animals (sheep and goats) which is estimated to be around 70,000 kgs of meat.
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