Today's Gallery (2021.06.05)

Children enjoying themselves as they bathe in the Buriganga river in the capital to get relief from the intense heat and the scorching sun. After a spell of rain that led to a brief drop in temperature, sweltering heat has once again become the norm around the country. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das
Mitali giving her five-year-old son some lessons while sitting on the pavement along the capital’s Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue yesterday. Her husband abandoned her after their son was born and she has been making ends meet by charging pedestrians for the use of her weight machine. An SSC graduate, Mitali spends her spare time educating her son. Photo: Anisur Rahman
This temporary fruit market in Gor-e-Shaheed Maidan of Dinajpur town is bustling with activity as trading of litchi goes on. Production of this popular summer fruit is rather low this year due to unfavourable weather. A hundred pieces of litchi sells for Tk 400 to Tk 1,000 in the town, depending on size and variety. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: star
Terming the proposed budget “pro-rich”, two workers’ groups -- Bangladesh Textile Garments Sramik Federation and Bangladesh Motorjan Mechanic Sramik Federation -- demonstrated in front of the Jatiya Press Club yesterday. Symbolising their impoverished state, they stood with empty cooking pots in hand, protesting the budget’s overlooking of workers’ interests. Photo: Prabir Das