A procession with the national flag was brought out by people from all walks of life from the capital's Suhrawardy Udyan on March 23 to mark the first formal hoist of the country's national flag on March 23, 1971. The procession along with a daylong cultural event and discussion was organised by Jatiyo Potaka Utsob Ujjapon Committee. Nearby, on Dhaka University campus, Vice Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique hoisted the national flag on the occasion. Photo: Amran Hossain
Boatloads of watermelons arrive in the capital from several districts of Barisal division. Due to the ongoing countrywide blockade and shutdown, growers and traders prefer to ship the popular summer fruit through waterways. The photo was taken from Sadarghat on March 23, 2015.
Throughout the day, they nursed their near and dear ones to quicken their recovery. But at night, they are back to the ground floor of the burn unit at Dhaka Medical College Hospital to rest and get some sleep. The photo was taken early on Sunday (22.03.2015). Photo: Anisur Rahman