Today's Gallery (2021.12.11)

Banners hanging from electricity poles and tangled webs of cables mar the beauty of the entrance to Lalbagh Fort, an architectural jewel of the Mughal Empire, in Old Dhaka. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Star
Two boatmen navigate their vessel through clumps of garbage on the Chaktai Khal in Chattogram. Waste carelessly dumped in the city’s canals find their way to the Karnaphuli river, causing environmental damage. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Jannatul Juthi, younger sister to late Saiful Islam Rana, breaks down at a rally at the capital’s Central Shaheed Minar yesterday while an organiser of the event tries to comfort her. Saiful was killed in a road crash in the capital’s Moghbazar in August 2018. Students organised the demonstration to press for their 9-point demand for safer roads. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Workers cleaning the steps and walkway of the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial in the capital’s Rayerbazar yesterday, ahead of the Martyred Intellectuals Day to be observed on December 14. On the day, people from all walks of life visit the monument to mourn and pay respect to the intellectuals killed by the Pakistan occupation army at the fag end of the 1971 Liberation War. Photo: Anisur Rahman