The country has 1 crore 9 lakh 42 thousand and 500 sacrificial animals this year, which is about 9 lakh less than previous year.
Last year, the number of sacrificial animals in the country was 1 crore 18 lakh.
The Directorate of Livestock Services (DLS) determined the number of cattle for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, says media report.
The country saw less production of sacrificial animals this year due to coronavirus situation.
According to officials concerned, this year the demand for sacrificial animals will be comparatively less than other times. As a result, there is less possibility of cattle crisis in the country this year.
Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims, will be held in the country on July 31 or August 1 subject to moon sighting.
It is mentionable that Muslims sacrifice animals during Eid-ul-Azha for the sake of pleasing Almighty Allah.