JMC launches stray cattle drive

On the directions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), Dr Manmohan Singh (KAS), Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr Zafar Iqbal along with field staff conducted routine stray cattle drive in the areas of Gandhi Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Channi Himmat, Trikuta Nagar, Rail Head, Jewel, Rehari, Paloura and Janipur.
The said drive was carried out keeping in view the traffic congestion in the above said areas as well as the complaints from the general public which are pouring in the office regarding stray animals, as the stray animals is one of the main cause of accidents. During the drive, veterinary wing lifted 11 numbers of stray animals including cow and cow calf from those areas and impounded in Dogra Hall cattle pond.
JMC appealed all animal owners not to leave their animals on roadsides as they create obstruction in free flowing of vehicular movements and also create danger to their lives too, adding if any animal owner found doing so, an action as warranted under J&K Municipal Corporation Act, 2000 shall be taken against animal owner.

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