Today's Gallery (2020.05.20) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.05.20)

search for work

Rokeya and Kohinoor heading out from the city’s Mugdapara to search for work. For over a month, the two labourers ventured out every day but mostly in vain. Like them, many in the lower-income group are struggling to find work due to the ongoing shutdown. The photo was taken yesterday morning. Photo: SK Enamul Haq

lychee traders

Lychee traders sorting out the fruit while buyers examine the quality of this year’s harvest in Rangamati’s Samataghat area. Growers and traders in the district have been frustrated by the falling prices amid a shutdown in force to slow the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Anvil Chakma

rooster trying to drink

With the temperature hovering in the high 30s over the last few days paired with high levels of humidity, humans are not the only ones suffering. This rooster trying to drink from a tap serves as a reminder to keep out drinking sources for animals in this intense heat. This photo was taken on Monday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

vehicles are caught

Vehicles are caught in long tailbacks on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Munshiganj’s Kuchiamara area yesterday morning after police enforced a ban on entering and leaving Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr to contain the spread of Covid-19. Failing to move towards Mawa, a truck carrying poultry makes a U-turn. Photo: Anisur Rahman

A little boy

A little boy dons a raincoat as protective gear -- paired with a headcap and a mask -- featurinmg his favourite comic book superheroes, almost as if for a bit of extra protection from the coronavirus. His mother, meanwhile, is happy with a plain black one. The photo was taken from Dhanmondi yesterday. Photo: Firoz Ahmed