Today's Gallery (2020.08.08) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.08.08)

taken shelter on a road

With no dry place around, a family with its belongings has taken shelter on a road in Char Kashimpur area of Narayanganj’s Bandar upazila. The area has been under water for about 10 days due to flooding, which has displaced thousands of people and caused damage to properties and crops. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

coronavirus prevention products

A young boy is fast asleep on a table containing vital coronavirus prevention products like face masks and hand sanitisers at the capital’s Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue yesterday. Such items are in high demand amid the ongoing pandemic, but a slow Friday left the boy with little to do but to get some shut-eye. Photo: Prabir Das

electricity connections

Electricity connections to many houses in Norsinhgpur area of Narayanganj’s Fatulla have been set up using bamboo poles. Such connections put the power users and locals at risk of accidents. Locals say they are forced to use bamboo poles as the concrete ones, installed by the authorities, are far apart from each other. Photo: Anisur Rahman

electricity connections

A tangled mess of wires on a pole in the area. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

collects safe vegetables and fruits

A man inspects a bunch of bananas on the sidewalk of Manik Mia Avenue in the capital yesterday. A nonprofit organisation under the agriculture ministry collects safe vegetables and fruits directly from farmers to sell online. The fresh produce is also directly sold at Manik Mia avenue. Photo: Prabir Das