Today's Gallery (2021.09.03)

A WASTELAND BY THE KARNAPHULI ... Garbage, consisting mainly of polythene bags, collected and piled on the riverside by workers. Such garbage seems to be the main obstacle to dredging the river. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN
People marching on Moulvibazar Press Club premises protesting what they said are frequent attacks, intimidation and destruction of the farms of Garo and Khasia communities in Doluchhara and Bhelua areas in the name of an afforestation programme by the forest department. Photo: Star
Nature Quest: A greater painted-snipe is searching for food in a marsh in Laxmikola Deuly village of Bogura’s Shibganj upazila. The bird feeds on insects, crustaceans, molluscs and seeds. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Courtesy of Shabbosachi Das
Aerial view of inundated Kuripara and Pakhimara chars of Bogura’s Sariakandi upazila. Such low-lying areas in the district have remained flooded for at least a week after the Jamuna swelled. According to the district administration, over 80 villages have been affected by the recent floods. The photo was taken on Wednesday. PHOTO: MOSTAFA SHOBUJ
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