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Mother Hilsa Protection Campaign-2021 ends

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Mother Hilsa Protection Campaign-2021 ends

Bangladesh Navy in separate drives seized 2100 kilograms of hilsa fish from sea and coastal areas as part of ‘Mother Hilsa Protection Campaign-2021’ from October 4 to October 25.

Some 11.3 million metres of illegal nets worth Tk 88 crore was also seized during the drives.

The government has imposed a 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding, and transporting Hilsa from October 4 to October 25 during its peak breeding season.

Later, navy members destroyed seized nets and distributed hilsa fish to local orphanages.