Hilsa ban

Govt to impose 22-day ban on catching, selling hilsa from Oct 14

The government is going to impose a 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting of hilsa from October 14 to November 4 to protect safe spawning of the fish during its peak breeding period.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

"West Bengal should learn from Bangladesh how to conserve hilsa, meet demands"

Shankar Dey, a mid-ranking government officer in south Kolkata’s Deshopriya Park locality, makes it a point to browse the nearby Lake Market early every morning in search of quality fish.

September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020

Govt to impose 22-day ban on catching, selling hilsa from Oct 14

The government is going to impose a 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting of hilsa from October 14 to November 4 to protect safe spawning of the fish during its peak breeding period.

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

33 fishermen punished for defying Hilsa ban

A mobile court in Bhola jails and fines 33 fishermen for catching hilsa from the Meghna and Tetulia rivers in the district defying a government ban.