Why did the king want no more talks about the Hilsa-fish? The king got fed up with the discussion which went on excessively in the court; so he did not want to talk about the Hilsa-fish. Related posts: How did the courtier and the king react on Gopal’s arrival to the palace? How did Gopal get inside the palace to see the king after he had bought the fish? What did the king ask Gopal to do to prove that he was clever? Explain why no one seemed to be interested in talking about the Hilsa-fish which Gopal had bought.