Tulips — the brightly coloured flowers usually associated with the Netherlands — are now growing in Tetulia upazila of the Panchagarh district, boosting tourism prospects and the local economy.
Seeing the success of a pilot scheme, this year, tulips are being grown on a large tract of land in Darjipara of Tetulia.
Tulips grown in the Panchagarh district are now being sold in Dhaka due to high demand.
Last year, eight women earned Tk 65,000 each by growing tulips on their land — on a pilot basis — and this year, 20 women are growing the beautiful flowers on two acres of land, considering the prospects.
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