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In the midst of a 200-year-old fishing festival in Sylhet

Each year the people of Bishwanath in Sylhet take part in the traditional Polo Bawa, a centuries old festival that managed to live on to this day. 

People observe this nearly 200-year-old festival on the first day of the Magh as per the Bangla calendar.

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On the day of polo bawa, people gather on the banks of marshes with various fishing tools like nets and polos to take part in the festivities.

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