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Today's Gallery (2020.12.31)

pedestrians choose to risk

Even with a footbridge just a few feet away, pedestrians choose to risk their lives and cross the street by jumping over barricades. Such carelessness often results in fatal accidents. The photo was taken yesterday in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS

lack of winter clothes

An elderly woman lights a small fire to keep warm. Winter has set in hard in remote hilly areas and with the lack of winter clothes, locals have only a few options for heating. The photo was taken at Sajek’s Kanglok village. PHOTO: ANVIL CHAKMA

a moving pickup

A worker standing on the cab of a moving pickup while at least five others are sitting on the household items on its back. None of them seem to be bothered by the risks involved. The photo was taken in Kamalapur area in the capital yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

demolished illegal structures

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority yesterday demolished illegal structures at Koyla Patti area in the capital’s Gabtoli. Photo: Rashed Shumon

led street lights

Dhaka North City Corporation is installing energy efficient LED street lights at different areas under its jurisdiction. Many roads of the capital are dimly lit, and the move aims to help drivers and pedestrians after sundown. This photo was taken from Kalyanpur area yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon