Today's Gallery (2021.09.19)

A family of river gypsies sailing its home boat on the Fuldi river in Munshiganj’s Gajaria upazila. A woman is seen washing cloths in the river water. Such families with their nomadic life and culture are hard to spot these days. Photo: Sk Enamul Huq
Workers dismantling a large hoarding from side of the Dhaka-Aricha highway near Amin Bazar to make room for a new bridge there. After a bridge subsided disrupting traffic flow on the key highway, the authorities have decided to build the new structure with better capacity. Photo: Rashed Shumon
INTO THE SMOG... Smoke emanating from brick kiln chimneys that blemish the skyline at Muktarpur by the Buriganga in Dhaka. The city is considered one of the worst in the world in terms of air quality. There are rules and laws to protect the environment, but they seem to exist mostly on paper. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Dhaka Power Distribution Company authorities render the pavement unusable to install underground cables in the capital. Pedestrians are forced to walk on the busy Tongi Diversion Road yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman