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  • Loving our fish to death

    Loving our fish to death

    Besides Durga Puja and Poila Baishak,’ Ilish season’ in monsoon is one of the three occasions when Bengalis turn spendthrifts. This is mainly due to their inexplicable inborn love for fish, especially the hilsa which forms an integral part of their rituals and traditions. In the past, the groom’s family presented a hilsa wrapped in …

    October 15, 2017