Hyderabad, July 20 -- With Eid Al Adha around the corner, prices of sacrificial animals in the city have gone up by about 30 per cent because of the second-wave of COVID-19 lockdown this year, the market sources said.

Eid Al Adha which is popularly known as Bakrid in Telangana, particularly in Hyderabad, is expected to be celebrated in a subdued manner. Eid Al Adha, the second most important festival of Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on July 21-Wednesday.

Although the rules of COVID-19 were relaxed to some extent by the state government, its effect is not visible on the festival.There is general lack of enthusiasm in cattle and sheep markets.

Although, several temporary sheep markets this year have also come up at some ...