1kg hilsa equals to 40kg rice at Bauphal
BAUPHAL, PATUAKHALI, Aug 24: One kilogram of hilsa fish is selling at the price of 40 kg rice at Bauphal Upazila of the district.
It was noticed while visiting Kalaiya fish market in the upazila on Thursday.
Some fish sellers of the market said, during the last few days, the delicious hilsa of the Tetulia River has appeared in the market.
At present, hilsa of 1 kg to 1.5 kg size is available in the market, and per kg hilsa is selling at Tk 1,100.
Now, 40 kg general rice is selling at Tk 1,100 in the market.
Affluent customers can buy such a big size hilsa, but the poor people are only visitors.
Traders said, when the supply of hilsa will increase in the river, the price of the fish will decrease.