Age-old Jamdani haat of lakh taka | The Daily Star
06:18 PM, May 21, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:22 PM, May 21, 2019

Age-old Jamdani haat of lakh taka

With Eid-ul-Fitr approaching, the business of the age-old Jamdani haat at Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila on the bank of Shitalakhya River has reached its peak.

The haat sits every Friday in Torab area’s BISCIC Jamdani Palli all year round.

The weekly market operates only for 45 minutes and within this short window of time sharees worth up to Tk 20 lakh are sold. Starting form Tk three and half thousands per sharee the prices range up to Tk one lakh per one sharee in the market.

From the whole-sellers’ hands the shares reach the furthest corners of the country. Jamdani sharees from this market are also exported to various countries.

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