22-day ban on Hilsa fishing begins

Dhaka,  Monday,   2016-10-12
Published : 12 Oct 2016, 12:51:14

22-day ban on Hilsa fishing begins

22-day ban on Hilsa fishing begins
A 22-day ban on catching, selling, transportation and hoarding of hilsa begins on Wednesday for conservation of mother fishes during its peak breeding season.

The ban imposed by the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry will continue until November 2 in 27 districts.

The 27 districts are-Chandpur, Laxmipur, Noakhali, Feni, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Barisal, Bhola, Patuakhali, Barguna, Pirojpur, Jhalakati, Bagerhat, Shariatpur, Brahmanbaria, Dhaka, Madaripur, Faridpur, Rajbari, Jamalpur, Narayanganj, Narshingdi, Manikganj, Munshiganj, Khulna, Kushtia and Rajshahi, reports UNB

After taking the decision on imposing the ban on October 2 Fisheries and Livestock Minister M Sayedul Haq said the decision was taken to boost hilsha production through protection of mother fish during its peak breeding season.

The minister also urged fishermen not to catch hilsa during this period.-Asfar

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