Today's Gallery (2021.01.11)

A motorcycle being pulled out of a manhole on KDA Avenue in Khulna city after a biker fell into it yesterday. The accident happened as the authorities concerned removed the cover for work in sewerage lines on both sides of the road. Photo: Dipankar Roy
Equipped with sticks, supporters of Awami League mayoral candidate chase followers of the BNP-backed one at Sreepur Bazar in Gazipur yesterday. The incident took place when the two candidates were campaigning for Sreepur municipality polls. Several people, including the BNP mayoral candidate, were injured. Photo: Collected
Scores of vessels moored haphazardly along the banks of the Shitalakkhya river. Traders have anchored their ships here without permission and built bamboo walkways extending more than 100 feet into the river to offload bricks, sand and cement to be sold locally. This practice has also contributed to the pollution of the river. The picture was taken from the northern side of Kanchpur bridge in Narayanganj yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Athletes from various nations, including Bangladesh, taking part in the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon-2021 in the capital’s Hatirjheel yesterday. The marathon is part of the celebrations surrounding the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation. Photo: Rashed Shumon
A van full of used polythene cruises through an empty Kakrail road yesterday. The seller is on his way to Kamrangirchar, hoping for some profit on the discarded materials he has collected. Photo: Palash Khan