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Today's Gallery (2020.02.24)

lack of maintenance

Due to littering and lack of maintenance, layers of muck accumulate in the lake surrounding the Swadhinata Stambha at Suhrawardy Udyan, making it look like a landfill. Photo: Palash Khan


Paper cups and plastic waste thrown in the lake. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

inhale noxious fumes

Two schoolchildren and a woman are forced to inhale noxious fumes caused by the burning of garbage dumped in Hazaribagh’s Kalunagar area. The garbage includes plastic and waste from nearby hospitals and factories. Photo: Rashed Shumon

passenger shed collapsed

Pedestrians duck as they walk under a passenger shed that has collapsed near the city’s Sat Rasta Intersection yesterday. The roof of the shed, which has been in a state of disrepair for some time, caved on Saturday night. Photo: Prabir Das

Photo of the day

As the weather gets warmer, the king of fruits starts signalling its arrival. Mango buds are blooming on the trees, adding colour to the city. This photo was taken at Madhur Canteen on Dhaka University campus recently. Photo: Prabir Das

Ongoing development work

Ongoing development work has left the road in front of Motijheel’s Metlife Alico building in shambles. Though this may be necessary, the work has been going on for too long a time -- around 2-3 months. Photo: Amran Hossain

Ongoing development work

Locals have become so accustomed to it that they’ve started parking their vehicles inside the sewage pipes left lying in the area. Photo: Amran Hossain