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Today's Gallery (2020.02.15)

Basanta Utsab

Clad in yellow saris, two children applying coloured powder on each other’s face during Basanta Utsab at the Bakultala on the premises of Dhaka University’s fine arts faculty yesterday. Jatiya Boshonto Utshab Udjapan Parishad organised the yearly event on the first day of the Bengali month of Falgun to welcome the spring. Photo: Anisur Rahman

stone extraction

Workers extract stone from Shah Arefin Tila in Sylhet’s Companiganj upazila, putting themselves in harm’s way. Digging huge trenches in hillocks often leads to landslides, causing deaths to workers. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

stone extraction

Such extraction of stone is damaging the environment, arable land, and homes in the area. The photo was taken on Monday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

awareness about disability

Valerie A Taylor, founder and coordinator of the CRP, shares a light moment with a differently-abled boy during the Annual Sponsored Walk at the Gulshan-2 lake park in the capital yesterday. Differently-abled children, along with their guardians, took part in the event, organised by the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed, to enhance awareness about disability and raise funds for treatment and rehabilitation of the underprivileged patients. Photo: Prabir Das