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22-day ban on hilsa from today

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MNA National Desk: A 22-day ban on catching, selling and transporting hilsa in a 7,000-km breeding ground took effect on Sunday to ensure the safe spawning of this popular fish during its peak breeding period. The ban came into effect at 2am on Sunday which will last till October 28 as these 22 days are the peak period for mother hilsas to release eggs, reported news agency. If anyone violates the ban, he or she will face 1-2 years’ jail or a fine of maximum Tk 5,000. The government imposes the ban every year and it has been doing so ...

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Govt bans hilsa fishing for 22 days from Oct 7

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MNA Business Desk: The government has imposed a 22-day ban on catching, selling and transporting hilsa in a 7,000-km breeding ground to ensure the safe spawning of this popular fish during its peak breeding period. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Taskforce formed to implement the ‘Mother hilsa protection campaign 2018’ held on Sunday with Fisheries and Livestock Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda in the chair, reported news agency. The objective of the restriction from October 7 to October 28 is to save mother hilsa which lays eggs during the period. There will be a ban on ...

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Don’t take hilsa on Pahela Baishakh menu: Sheikh Hasina

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MNA National Desk: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina urged the citizens not to eat hilsa in Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, to help boost production of the country’s national fish. “Please, don’t take hilsha on Pahela Baishakh, don’t catch hilsa. Please, take khichuri, vegetables, burned dry chili and omelet or egg fry on the day,” she said. The premier made the request while addressing a press conference at her official Ganabhaban residence here this afternoon. The press conference was convened to brief the media about the outcome of her just-concluded official visit to India. However, the prime minister ...

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