Today's Gallery (2021.06.13)

An illegal dockyard in the capital’s Muktarpur, Keraniganj, not only occupies the bank of the Buriganga, but also has its launch ramp fenced well into the river. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority clearly fails to deter the encroachment. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Jaywalkers in the capital’s Shantinagar use a hole in the metal barrier on the road to go across the street even though a crosswalk is quite close. Besides putting themselves in harm’s way, they slow down motorists and contribute to congestion. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain
A crowd of low wage workers travelling to their workplaces on the payload bay of a truck. They appear to prefer saving on bus fares over safety. The photo was taken on Sylhet Airport Road yesterday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir
The tanneries have been moved to Savar from the capital’s Hazaribagh on paper, but some unscrupulous businessmen are still processing rawhide there, causing environment degradation and spreading a foul smell for the locals endure. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman