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Today's Gallery (2020.11.21)

dust covered

Dust-covered motor cycles and rickshaws kept in front of Bangshal Police Station in the capital. Seized at different times, these vehicles take up a substantial amount of space in front of the police station. Photo: Anisur Rahman

hit hard by the pandemic

With their school closed for months, siblings Sajeeb, in blue shirt, and Hridoy are out on a road to sell fruits from a cart in Sylhet city’s Housing Estate. The two earn Tk 200 to Tk 300 a day to support their family which lives in a slum in a nearby area. Their father, also a fruit trader, buy the goods for the cart. Hit hard by the pandemic, many low-income families like theirs in the country are forced to send children to work. The photo was taken on Thursday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

karwan bazar

Retailers throng Karwan Bazar in the capital to buy vegetables around 6:30am yesterday. Traders show a blatant disregard for health safety rules at a time when the country is seeing a spike in Covid-19 cases. Many of the cases are said to be driven by a lack of social distancing and mask wearing. Photo: Anisur Rahman

passenger shed

This shabby passenger shed in the capital’s Basabo area is on the verge of collapse. The structure poses risk to pedestrians as part of its damaged roof is obstructing their movement. Locals said the shed was set up about a year ago, but no repair work was carried out since then. Photo: Anisur Rahman

the shuvadya canal

The Shuvadya canal in Dhaka’s Keraniganj is in a sorry state due to dumping of waste from surrounding houses and small garment factories in the area. This photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan