A seller arranges stoves made of cement at Rohitpur in Keraniganj. Selling for Tk 200 to Tk 300 a piece, these stoves are a popular alternative to earthen stoves which lose shape and have to be remade if they come in contact with water. The photo was taken recently.
PHOTO: Amran Hossain
Dyed thread being put out to dry at a village housing a cluster of some 50 weaving factories focusing mainly lungis and saris at Sirajganj sadar upazila, some 126 kilometres northwest of Dhaka. The weavers say prices of thread had gone up threefold in recent times. The photo was taken at the start of this month. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj