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Today's Gallery (2020.10.25)

a vehicle

This wreckage of a vehicle carries about 15 people between Narayanganj’s Pagla and the capital’s Shyampur from dawn to dusk. It does not even have a license plate to pretend that it’s roadworthy. At stake are people’s lives on the road while the authorities turn a blind eye to the gross violation of rules. The photo was taken at Munshikhola yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

a canal in gobindopur

A canal in Gobindopur Bazar area of the capital’s Jatrabari is chocking on garbage of households and markets nearby. People of the area have to endure the bad odour from the dirty water and insects like mosquitoes that breed there. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Palash Khan

death by torture

“Death by torture in custody at Bandarbazar Police Outpost,” reads the funeral plaque of Rayhan Ahmed who died on October 11 at the age of 33. He was buried at a graveyard in Akhalia area in Sylhet city on October 15 after a second autopsy. Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan, who was the in-charge of the outpost in Sylhet city, remains traceless. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

the ports in chattogram

The ports in Chattogram becomes busy after four days due to work abstention by workers and bad weather. food grains being put into sacks inside a vessel for storage in a warehouse. The photos were taken in the port city’s Sadarghat area yesterday. Photo: Rajib Raihan

the ports in chattogram

The ports in Chattogram becomes busy after four days due to work abstention by workers and bad weather. food grains being put into sacks inside a vessel for storage in a warehouse. The photos were taken in the port city’s Sadarghat area yesterday. Photo: Rajib Raihan

capitals Motijheel

Anywhere in the world, business districts are usually the shiniest and swankiest places in a city. The capital’s Motijheel, however, stands apart unapologetically, with a couple of days rain tearing away the road carpeting and exposing the undersurface, and potholes collecting rainwater. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

durga puja 2020

In Barishal, the Shankar Matth Mandir is lit up to mark the festival. Photo: Titu Das

durga puja 2020

Maha Ashtami of the Durga Puja was observed at a number of temples and mandaps across the country with due religious fervour. the ritual of Kumari Puja was observed at Radhagovinda O Shantaneshwari Matrimandir in Chattogram city’s Patharghata, without the presence of devotees, following health guidelines. Photo: Rajib Raihan

durga puja 2020

Ramna Kali Mandir, like all other mandaps in the capital, abstained from the ritual to avoid crowding. Photo: Rashed Shumon

durga puja 2020

A mural in Narayanganj’s Baladeb Jiu’s Akhara mandap shows the goddess wearing masks, and wielding a syringe among other medical equipment to fight the Mahishasura themed after Covid-19 virus. Photo: Collected

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