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No hilsa on PM Hasina's menu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to strike hilsa off tomorrow's menu at her official residence, Gono Bhaban, in an effort to discourage people from having jatka (hilsa fry) on Pahela Baishakh.

August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021

Must-try hilsa recipes

The season for delectable hilsa is back. For your dinning pleasure, we present two of the most popular dishes made from hilsa. Bhorta, the simpler of the two, is easy on the palate.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

No hilsa on PM Hasina's menu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to strike hilsa off tomorrow's menu at her official residence, Gono Bhaban, in an effort to discourage people from having jatka (hilsa fry) on Pahela Baishakh.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

To eat or not to eat Hilsa this Pahela Baishakh

Pahela Baisakh in Dhaka at the Suhrawardi Udyan fare with Hilsa and panta bhat. A writer-poet, now living in Canada, made the claim sometime back that it was he and his group of friends who started the fad.