Today's Gallery (09.07.2015)

A colourful motif with shiny stones and glass being made for a dress at a home in Bihari Colony of Aam Bagan in Chittagong. The demand for glitzy new dresses ahead of Eid skyrockets and the people who make them work round the clock to meet the demand. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das
These dresses, as shopkeepers in the capital's New Market claim, are in high demand among young teens anticipating Eid-ul-Fitr for having been adopted from Kiranmala, a fantasy Bangla serial aired in an Indian channel. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Banglar Chokh
A platform of private university students, Besarkari Bishwabidyalay Shikkha Adhikar Andolon, forms a human chain in front of Jatiya Press Club in the capital yesterday demanding withdrawal of the 7.5 percent VAT imposed on private universities and medical colleges. Photo: Banglar Chokh