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From fake flowers and fruits to looking glasses and shiny discs -- Jahangir Hossain has decorated this rickshaw to his heart’s content. He comes to Dhaka from Narayanganj every morning to earn a living. A well decorated rickshaw attracts more passengers, helping him take home around Tk 700 every day, said Jahangir. The photo was taken recently in Dhanmondi. Photo: ANISUR RAHMAN
Students of Mahasthan High School in Bogura sit on a pile of cash, carefully counting them. Five of the eight donation boxes from the Shrine of Shah Sultan Mahisawar Balkhi were opened yesterday. The donation boxes are opened quarterly, said Additional Deputy Commissioner (Tax) Abdul Malek. Over Tk 28 lakh donation was collected three months ago, added Bogura’s Executive Magistrate Nasim Reza. Photo: COLLECTED
Fourth-grader Akhi joins her mother every day after school to lend a hand in the risky job of breaking bricks, just so her mother can go home a little sooner, after earning a daily income of Tk 250-300. Many workers in the profession are forced to use improvised protective gear as they are given none, leaving them susceptible to frequent injuries. The photo was taken from Bakchor area near Jurain recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Sector Commanders’ Forum places a wreath at Shikha Chirantan in Suhrawardy Udyan yesterday, marking the month of victory. Throughout the month, different socio-political and cultural organisations, and educational institutions will organise numerous programmes to celebrate the nation’s victory after a nine-month-long Liberation War. Photo: Anisur Rahman
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