Knives Sharpeners, Blacksmith Businesses Shine Ahead Of Eidul Azha

Knives sharpeners, blacksmith businesses shine ahead of Eidul Azha

PESHAWAR, (Pakistan Point News - APP -9th Sept,2016) : The business of blacksmiths and knives sharpeners was at the peak of the season with arrival of Eidul Azha and they were earning high profit in lucrative market of Peshawar. As only three days left to Eidul Azha, the knife sharpeners and blacksmiths have received countless orders despite high charges for the services ahead of one of the most important religious ritual of the Muslims that commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Hazarat Ibrahim (AS) and his son Hazrat Ismail (AS).

The blacksmiths and knives sharpeners whether trained or untrained at famous bazaars like Rati bazaar, Firdus, Bakhsu and Kohati besides Kala Bhari in cantonment were working round the clock to fulfill the customers' orders ahead of Eidul Azha. The blacksmiths installed special machinery at their decorated shops to sharpen axes, beef cutters, knives and meat cleavers to meet the growing orders. Heavy rush of people was also being witnessed at the shops selling Bar B-Q tools.

The vendors were also being seen in different bazaars and markets selling appliances like knives, cutters and Bar B-Q tools and were seemed happy. The shopkeepers and professional blacksmiths hailing from other districts and Fata have rushed to lucrative market of Peshawar to sell these tools in different areas of Gul Bahar, Swati Patack, Gul Barg, Defence, Hayatabad, University Town, City Homes, Cantonment, Hastnagri and Latifabad areas.

Zeshan Khan, a part time shopkeeper from Nowshera was roaming on bicycle at Gul Bahar Peshawar told APP that he came here to sell different kinds of knives in the profitable markets. He said people were taking keen interest in knives and meat cutting small axes and he was selling about 100 knives a day. Zeshan said the business get upward boom in these days and earn about Rs5000 per day. The tribesmen were also being seen in large number by selling knives and axes in Peshawar.