The two city corporations in Dhaka have claimed to have removed waste materials from the cattle slaughtered on Eid-ul-Azha.
The workers of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) fully cleared the waste from 22 of its 52 wards within 10:00 pm on Saturday, its Chief Waste Management Officer Saidur Rahman said.
His counterpart at Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Badrul Amin, said they freed 80 to 95 per cent areas of 75 wards under the city corporation from waste within the evening, reports bdnews24.com.
DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam and DSCC Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh had promised to remove all the Eid cattle waste within Sunday morning.
The city corporations have opened control rooms to receive reports of cattle waste that should be removed.
The phone numbers of the control rooms are:
DNCC (open until Aug 3): 02-58814220; 0960-2222333; 0960-2222334
DSCC (Open until Aug 4): 01709900705.
DNCC officials assume the waste materials in this part of the city during three days of cattle slaughter will be 10,000 tonnes.
It has cancelled holidays of all officials and workers tasked to remove the waste.
The DSCC has formed 10 regional committees to monitor the Eid waste management work.