Today's Gallery (2021.04.21)

Authorities block a road near Dhaka Polytechnic Institute in the city’s Tejgaon by placing rickshaws across. The photo was taken yesterday, the seventh day of the ongoing “strict lockdown”. Photo: Amran Hossain
Vehicular movement in the capital was almost normal yesterday, during a “proper lockdown” that was imposed by the government to curb coronavirus spread. The photo was taken in the capital’s Banani area. Photo: Amran Hossain
The number of coronavirus cases and deaths are increasing but people are still callously gathering at places without following health guidelines. This photo of a long queue at Dhakeshwari branch of Janata Bank was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Sumon
Lines of people wait on both sides of a walkway near Central Shaheed Minar, inside the circles drawn for maintaining social distancing, to get food being distributed by some organisations. At a time when livelihoods are disappearing, such kind initiatives are of paramount importance. PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN
Chattogram Metropolitan Police have identified a number of neighbourhoods in the port city as high-risk areas for Covid-19 transmission. However, amid lack of monitoring, shops are open and a considerable number of people are out on the street of Nayabazar, one of the marked zones. PHOTO:RAJIB RAIHAN
With a heat wave sweeping the country, day temperature is nearing 40 degrees Celcius, and many low-income people are finding it hard to cope with the weather. A timber trader takes a nap at his shop as business also remains slow, due to the double whammy of Ramadan and lockdown. The photo was taken yesterday from Sanarpar area on the outskirts of the capital. PHOTO: SK ENAMUL HAQ