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Today's Gallery (2019.05.11)

Photo of the day

Traders giving finishing touches to an LED board, displaying time for prayers, at a store in Stadium Market, Motijheel yesterday. These brothers have been in this line of work for over decades. They said during the month of Ramadan, their sales go up as people donate these digital display boards -- ranging from Tk 10,000-50,000 -- to mosques. Like them, many in the market are involved in this trade. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Iftar

Iftar is not only about breaking fast, it’s also about fellowship. At Baitul Mukarram National Mosque it becomes quite obvious as hundreds of Muslims, rich and poor alike, sit together to have iftar, sponsored and arranged daily by businessmen and mosque committee respectively. The photos were taken on Thursday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Iftar

Photo: Anisur Rahman

jamdani haat

The weekly jamdani haat at BISCIC Jamdani Palli of Narayanganj is bustling with buyers as the Eid-ul-Fitr is only weeks away. Each sari carried a price tag of between Tk 3,000 and Tk 100,000 yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

jamdani haat

Photo: Anisur Rahman

Land grabbers

Land grabbers fill up water bodies in this flood flow zone in Mirerbagh of the capital’s Demra to build commercial and residential plots, destroying the water retention area. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

lanterns at a factory

A worker arranges frames of lanterns at a factory in Kamrangirchar on the outskirts of the capital yesterday. The factory owner said his business was adversely affected by cheap imported charger lights. Photo: Star

watermelons

Joydev picks watermelons at his field in Khulna’s Dacope upazila. The farmer said he sold watermelons for Tk 50 each on average to wholesale traders and incurred a huge loss this season as his crop was badly damaged due to recent rains and Cyclone Fani. The photo was taken in Kaminibashia village last week. Photo: Anisur Rahman

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