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In Pictures: Catch me a catch

  • Published at 06:10 pm October 16th, 2020

A diet of fish and rice is so intrinsically linked to the Bangali identity that ‘maache bhaate Bangali’ is an oft-repeated phrase

Particular to our side of Bengal, the Ilish (hilsha) fish is the reigning symbol of this piscine love affair. While many things have been different about this year, one can take comfort in a few familiar sights over the Meghna river, in Chandpur and in Amtoli, Barguna, where the hilsha catch of the season takes place.