Pune : Leader News Service : On the last day of the Akhara, Samish gourmets celebrated the Akhara by feasting on 40 to 45 tons of fish, one and a half to two thousand bucks of mutton and thousands of kilos of chicken. Samish food in more mas and subsequent shravan mas
are considered taboo. Therefore, citizens had lined up in front of mutton and fish shops since morning. Many places were seen to be crowded till the shops were closed.
This year, Ashad month will end on Monday (17th). Somvati Amavasya is considered forbidden by gourmands. This year Shravan is a longer month and it will start on Tuesday (18th). Many people do not eat meat during this period, while some do not eat meat until Navratri festival. Hence, the fish market in Ganesh Peth was crowded to buy fish from morning. So, the mutton and chicken markets in the city and suburbs were crowded with citizens. In the fish market there was a good demand for paplet, wet bombil with surmai, prawns, halwa.
Paplet, surmai prices were booming. In the fish market on Sunday, 20 to 25 tons of deep sea fish, 300 kg of bay fish, 15 to 20 tons of fish from Andhra region, Katla, Ceylon fish and 500 to 700 kg of river fish were reported, said Thakur Pardeshi, a trader in the fish market. gave So, it was said that one and a half to two thousand bucks and thousands of kilos of chicken were sold in the buck market.
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