All set for Sohrab Goth Bakra MandiSeptember 17, 2014
KARACHI: Sohrab Goth Bakra Mandi, setup at around 65 acres, is now all set to start tomorrow and all the goats and camels which were temporarily given space at the cow section will start shifting to the bakra mandi section while the sacrificial goats arriving will now be taken directly to the bakra mandi.
Administration of Maweshi Mandi Sohrab Goth was working round the clock to remove the bushes and level the area for bakra mandi and all the arrangements are now almost finalized.
Except the exhibition block, all the space in the bakra mandi is being provided for free as per the availability on first come first serve basis. He said that only charges the cattle merchants have to pay is Rs 600 per goat and Rs. 1000 for cow/camel. ‘Against this nominal fee they are being provided with a lot of free facilities including space with security arrangements, drinking water for cattle, free medical checkup and treatment, lighting, etc.,’ said Rana Imran, Administrator Sohrab Goth Maweshi Mandi.
Besides this, he added, the administration for the first time is providing free parking to all non-commercial vehicles to facilitate customer and visitors, while extensive security arrangements have been made with a security team handling the internal security of the Mandi and special teams of police and rangers patrolling the nearby areas.