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Today's Gallery (2019.10.26)

Battery-run rickshaws

Battery-run rickshaws ply the Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar’s Mirzanagar area, defying a ban on three-wheelers on national highways. Such violation of the ban often leads to road crashes. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Palash Khan

celebrating Chibar Dan

Buddhist devotees carry Kathin Chibar (robe) on a sculpture of an elephant to Sadhonapur Lumbini Ban Bihar in Rangamati town yesterday. The robe will be donated to monks as part of celebrating Chibar Dan, a major religious festival of the Buddhist in the Chattogram Hill Tracts. Photo: Anvil Chakma


With his daughter holding an umbrella, a man paints the “Samadhi” (funerary monument) of a family member at Mohashashan in Barisal city yesterday. Hindus will observe the “Shashan Dipali” today. During the event, they offer special prayers for salvation of the departed souls of their near and dear ones. For more than a century, the community has been observing the programme at the cremation ground where a large number of people from home and abroad gather. Photo: Titu Das

in front of Kamalapur BRTC bus depot

Large potholes at places and muddy surface have made travelling on this road in front of Kamalapur BRTC bus depot a risky and challenging task. Buses leaving or arriving at the depot are often seen facing difficulties negotiating this stretch. The situation worsens when it rains. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq