They said that most of the shops have been closed due to shortage of livestock and those who are managing to get livestock are selling the meat on exorbitant rates.
They had already appealed the government to take them in confidence before announcing any rate list.
They also said that no one is ready to sell livestock at the low rate prescribed by the Govt.
Talking to KNS, General Secretary all J&K Wholesale Mutton dealers Jammu&Kashmir Mehraj undin Ganie, he said, there is over all shortage of livestock and admitted that those who have live stock are selling it on exorbitant rates.
He also said the most of the shops in valley are shut due non availability of livestock.
He further appealed LG led administration to look into the matter at the earliest