Today's Gallery (26.06.2015)

As rivers and canals swell during the monsoon, the necessity of boats is felt ever more in riparian Bangladesh. So making boats has not only been an artistic pursuit but also a source of making money. At Atghara Haat, situated at the border of Jhalkathi and Pirojpur districts, professional boat-makers put their creations up for sale every Friday throughout the four months of rainy season. Each boat sells for Tk 2,000 to Tk 5,000. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Banglar Chokh
Shopping has gained momentum with a huge crowd of customers in the capital's New Market buying clothes this weekend ahead of Eid scheduled to be celebrated 22 days later. The photo was taken around 2:30pm yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
The emergency gate of Dhaka Medical College Hospital was cleared of illegal shops on Wednesday, left, but the evicted hawkers returned in a few hours as seen yesterday, right. This newspaper published the photo on the left alongside a story headlined, "Eviction drive only to show DMP boss", on Thursday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A portion of the boundary wall of the Mughal-era Lalbagh Fort in the capital has been knocked down to make way for a car park at the heritage site, ignoring the law and sparking protests. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
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