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Today's Gallery (2021.01.17)

waiting to cast

Long queues of people waiting to cast their vote in the municipality election at Harang High School Chandina, Cumilla. Many said they found interest in going out to vote because electronic voting machines were being used there. Photo: collected

goyagari beel

Hundreds of people gathered at Goyagari Beel at Daulatpur union in Sylhet’s Biswanath upazila to attend a 200-year-old fishing festival. People from all walks of life participated in the festival and caught fish using fish traps. Mostly they caught local fish like Rui, Cuttle, and other seasonal fish. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

bridges claiming lives

This bridge over the Sreemanta river near Mahishkata Bazar area of Patuakhali’s Mirzaganj upazila collapsed Friday night with 10-15 people and a three-wheeler. Locals were able to fish out all but one of the people who fell into the river alive. The body of the superintendent of Kalagachhia Asmatia Entezia Dakhil Madrasa was found floating around two hours after the accident. On January 12, a bridge on the Boro Mohapurom river in Khagrachhari collapsed, unable to take the load of a truck. At least three people were killed there. Photo: Collected