Fitting themselves to a wooden structure that resembles a boat -- electoral symbol of the ruling Awami League -- and holding oars, supporters of an AL-nominated chairman candidate march in Khalashibunia village in Khulna’s Batiaghata union yesterday. The election atmosphere in the entire Batiaghata upazila turned festive ahead of the second phase of union parishad polls on Thursday.
Photo: Habibur Rahman
Wage over life: Labourers working atop an eight-storey under-construction building in the capital’s Mohammadpur. With no safety measures taken, they are putting their lives at stake. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO:
Due to the hike in public transport fares, day labourers resort to commute on top of unauthorised three-wheelers, risking their lives to go back home from work. The photo was taken yesterday on the Chapainawaganj-Dhaka highway in Rajshahi. PHOTO: ANWAR ALI