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Today's Gallery (2021.05.17)

sit in close proximity

As per a government directive, public buses must keep half the seats vacant as part of the Covid-19 safety rules. But it was not being followed inside a bus of state-run BRTC. The passengers alleged they were paying way more the usual fare even after being made to sit in close proximity. The photo was taken at Matuail on Dhaka-Chattogram highway. Photo: Amran Hossain

stitches clothes to earn his living

Mohammad Hanif, who stitches clothes to earn his living, sits idle in front of his sewing machine while waiting for customers in the capital’s Karwan Bazar. He said he used to earn Tk 500-700 every day before the pandemic, but things have gone bad now. He barely earns Tk 100-150 daily, making it hard for him to feed his family. Photo: Palash Khan

Seized rickshaws and other vehicles

Seized rickshaws and other vehicles are left by Sonargaon police on a road beside Kanchpur Bridge, causing difficulty in movement of both pedestrians and traffic. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN