Today's Gallery (2021.02.23) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2021.02.23)

crows feast

Crows feast on garbage dumped on the capital’s Jahir Rayhan Sarak inside Buet campus. A section of locals throw their household trash right on the busy street, causing inconvenience to pedestrians and motorists. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

plant pots

Plant pots being brought in to Dhaka on boats from Shariatpur. As many city dwellers take up rooftop or indoor gardening as a hobby, such pots are in great demand in the capital; they sell for Tk 80 to Tk 90 in wholesale markets. The photo was taken near the Buriganga. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN

struck by poverty

A boy, who earns his livelihood by cleaning cars with a rag, climbs the central reservation of the busy Tejgaon-Bijoy Sarani Flyover to go to the other side of the street, putting his life at risk. Struck by poverty, many children have to toil day and night on the streets of the capital this way. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das

freshly bloomed orchids

With winter in the rearview, the rites of spring are well underway across the capital. Like always, the season of rebirth has brought with it some recurring friends, including this pair of freshly bloomed orchids. PHOTO: FIROZ AHMED

recently demolished his factory

Factory owner Joshim has been devastated after Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority recently demolished his factory on Buriganga riverbank. Although authorities gave notice to occupiers to remove their possessions, many did not do so, or weren’t aware of the directive. As a result, many lost their valuable materials, as they were destroyed during the eviction. Now with his broken machineries, Joshim is racking his brain over how he can continue his business. This picture was taken from the capital’s Postagola. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN

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