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Ban on Hilsa catching to end at midnight

The 22-day ban on Hilsa catching ended at midnight. 44 thousand 35 fishermen of Chandpur are preparing to fish after the ban.

This ban begins on October 4.

According to District Administration and Fisheries Division sources, the committee of Taskforce, conducted a day-night campaign in 70 kilometers of Padma-Meghna of Chandpur, protecting Mother Hilsa. Besides the Department of Fisheries, the district-Upazila administration, Coast Guard, Navy Police jointly conducted 278 operations and 95 mobile courts so far.

108 crore meters of the illegal net were detained in these operations. So far 218 fishermen have been sent to jail through mobile courts. The penalties and auction have been earned from 19 lakh taka.

In addition, a total of 1,124 kg of Hilsa were seized in the operation. District Fisheries Department has sued 108 cases so far.

News Room, October 25,2021