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Punjab Enforces Section 144 to Stop Animal Remains Disposal

Punjab Enforces Section 144 to Stop Animal Remains Disposal

To ensure cleanliness and public health during Eid-ul-Azha, the Punjab government has implemented strict measures against improper disposal of animal waste. Under Section 144, it is now prohibited to discard animal remains in canals and drains throughout the province. This decision was made in a high-level meeting led by Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif, focusing on security and sanitation for the upcoming religious festival.

Additionally, a ban has been placed on the illegal practice of burning animal heads and feet to further protect public health and safety. Control rooms at the provincial, divisional, district, and tehsil levels have been activated to monitor and enforce these regulations.

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Comprehensive security measures are also being put in place. During the meeting, a detailed report on the security arrangements for 2,600 mosques and 900 Eidgahs was presented. Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz emphasized the importance of adhering to security Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ordered inspections of parks, including ensuring the safety of swings and slides for children.

“On the occasion of Eid, security will be heightened, and no one will be allowed to take the law into their own hands,” stated Maryam Nawaz. She underscored the need to prevent the illegal use of loudspeakers and the public display of weapons.

These measures underscore the Punjab government’s dedication to maintaining public safety and order during Eid-ul-Azha, ensuring the celebrations are conducted in a clean, secure, and respectful manner.