Manikganj

A popular market for jaggery
The Jhitka Bazar in Manikganj is famed for selling ‘hazari gur,’ a kind of jaggery made of date tree sap. Jaggery is sold at the market every day during winter.
Tapper busy extracting date juice
Demand for date palm juice and molasses goes up with the arrival of winter. But these days, the number of date trees has fallen across the country, making it harder to extract the juice. Mosharraf Hos ...