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Today's Gallery (2018.04.12)

Pahela Baishakh

With only a couple days to Pahela Baishakh, students of Dhaka University's fine arts faculty are busy preparing the richly coloured masks that are the main features of the Mangal Shobhajatra, a procession to celebrate the Bangla new year. The photo was taken yesterday morning. Photo: Prabir Das

Pahela Baishakh

A potter puts finishing touches to earthen items ahead of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year. Once finished, these colourful items such as piggy-banks, pots, tubs and toys will be sold at Baishakhi Mela (fair). The photo was taken recently at Abdul Mabud Saudagar Haat in the port city's Halishahar. Photo: Rajib Raihan