NIZAMABAD: The district Collector K. Sunitha directed the authorities to take all measures to prevent indiscriminate slaughtering of cows and calves on the occasion of Bakrid festival on November 28.

Under Article 48 of Indian Constitution, Cows (Protection) Act-1977 and Cows Trafficking (Prevention) Act-1978 the Director, Animal and Husbandry issued orders to that extent prevent the illegal slaughtering of cows and calves, she said. –Staff Reporter