Today's Gallery (2021.02.20

This Shaheed Minar being built by cultural organisation Ikrimikri is going to open at Joybangla Chattar in Purbachal, Dhaka on February 21, marking Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day. Ikrimikri will also organise a Barno Utsab (alphabet festival) on the occasion. Photo: Collected
Almost an entire lane on the capital’s Buriganga Bridge-2 is taken up by a crowd of people seeking to go to their village homes. With the International Mother Language Day on Sunday, people were eager to take advantage of the three-day weekend and leave the city. The photo was taken around 10:00am yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A sordid picture of rampant pollution in Kamrangirchar’s Beribadh area in the capital. All the garbage of the area is dumped here, and apart from obstructing traffic movement as the garbage has spilled over onto the street, this negatively affects the environment. Photo: Palash Khan
Volunteers paint graffiti at Central Shaheed Minar yesterday as part of the last-minute preparations for observing Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day tomorrow. On this day, the nation pays glowing tributes to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement. Photo: Prabir Das
Photo: Prabir Das