Today's Gallery (2021.08.26)

A woman rowing a boat laden with water jars in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila. Four villages of the area rely on a solitary tube well in Line Bil Pabla for clean water, and hundreds walk or row up to two kilometres to get the water. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Habibur Rahman
Six-month-old Abir lying amid hundreds of discarded plastic bottles while his mother sorts them for recycling at a plant in the capital’s Hazaribagh yesterday. Abir’s father is a rickshaw-puller and since there is no one to look after him when his parents go to work, his mother has no option other than to take him to the recycling plant. Photo: Palash Khan
People taking a ride on a rickshaw-van to avoid the almost waist-high water in the port city’s Gate-2 area. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Most low-lying areas of Chattogram city were inundated due to torrential rain yesterday, causing immense sufferings to city dwellers. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Dhaka University’s TSC and its surrounding areas used to be a regular visiting spot for families. Parents would come in with their children, and buy them balloons and other toys they could find. But post-Covid, that very culture has gone missing. Failing to find customers, or an alternative means of earning, sellers of the area now roam around with their balloons, hoping they stumble upon customers on the way. This photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das