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Today's Gallery (2019.10.16)

dumping sandbags

Part of the Chandpur town protection embankment goes into the Meghna in Puran Bazar Harisava area yesterday, a day after erosion hit the area. Water Development Board is dumping sandbags to check further damage to the embankment. The authorities said strong currents at the confluence of the Meghna and Dakatia rivers near the area were causing the erosion. Photo: Alam Palash

mukta begum

UNSTOPPABLE ... Differently-abled Mukta Begum gives the go-ahead to a train at the city’s Tejgaon level crossing. A mother of two, Mukta secured the gatekeeper’s job over one and a half years ago. Her right leg never worked properly after she contracted polio at the age of seven. The photos were taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman

mukta begum

UNSTOPPABLE ... Differently-abled Mukta Begum gives the go-ahead to a train at the city’s Tejgaon level crossing. A mother of two, Mukta secured the gatekeeper’s job over one and a half years ago. Her right leg never worked properly after she contracted polio at the age of seven. The photos were taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman

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