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Today's Gallery (2018.12.08)

rolls of blankets

As the winter has set in, rolls of blankets are being brought to the capital from Narayanganj. The sheets are cut into pieces and sold for Tk 300-600 depending on size. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Metro Rail Press Club Station

A sign for the Metro Rail Press Club Station placed on the central reservation of Topkhana Road in the capital. Another sign, inset, installed there notifies people that the footbridge would be removed to make way for the elevated rail station. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

hawks plastic products

Shahadat Hossain, 48, travelled far from home to earn a livelihood in Sylhet city. Riding on a bicycle, he hawks the plastic products in rural areas, sometimes 20-25km away. Shahadat said he could send Tk 10,000-12,000 to his family in Gaibandha. The photo was taken in Chhalia area of Sylhet sadar upazila on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

tea workers

Women tea workers start for the gardens in the morning. They would spend the whole day tending to the tea plants or plucking leaves. Although the work requires intense physical labour and stamina, the wages these workers receive are often inadequate. The photo was taken in Sylhet airport bypass area on Thursday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Flower Parade

Women decked in flower tiaras take part in a “Flower Parade” on Manik Mia Avenue in Dhaka, as part of International Flower Exhibition and Conference 2018, yesterday morning. The conference, presented by the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was inaugurated on Thursday. Photo: Prabir Das