LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Friday dismissed the petitions, questioning the relocation of Bakar Mandi (Cattle Market) from Bund Road to Shahpur Kanjra, following a notification by the city government. Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed of the LHC passed the order after learning that the cattle market has already been shifted from its previous location at Bund Road. Earlier, on November 3, the judge had stayed shifting of the market to Shahpur Kanjra while proceeding at the preliminary state with the petitions filed by Anjuman-e-Tahafuz-e-Baqraan and another challenging the shifting notification. Last day Sabzazar Welfare Society through its counsel Muhammad Azhar Siddique entered representation to confront the petition on factual and legal grounds. The court learnt though the Society counsel that on the courts orders, the market had been shifted in 2007. He said, the petitioner by concealing facts from the court, were trying to take their favourable decision as the cattle market did not exist at Bund Road. The counsel said it was courts intervention after failure of the government to do the needful, that cattle market was taken outside the residential areas of Bund Road. The court remarked that the government act when the courts shake it to action. At this counsel for the petitioners submitted that so far more than 150,000 goats and cattle have reached Lahore for Eidul Azha and they could not be placed at Shahpur Kanjra. At which, the court remarked that no matter how much the sacrificial animals reached the city, they could not be allowed to do business in residential areas. If such a practice continued, they will bring the animals to the premises of the Lahore High Court one day, the judge remarked. Counsel for the CDGL, Ghulam Haider Alghazali and the TMO Kot Kamboh appeared before the court and supported that the slaughter house and allied cattle market stand shifted to other place. They also informed the court that government did not issue any notification allowing setting up of the cattle market at Kot Kamboh and Sabzazar area. President of the Society Saeed Aasi among a large number of residents of Sabzazar were also present during proceedings of the case.