Today's Gallery (2022.02.17)

An artisan applying starch on threads to weave cloth in Rohitpur Ramer Kanda village of Keraniganj yesterday. Earlier, the village would be home to around 200-300 weavers. Now, he is the only one that remains to keep the handicraft alive there. Photo: AMRAN HOSSAIN
Red chillies being dried in the open near the Jamuna in Kalitala Groyen Badh area of Bogura’s Sariakandi upazila. Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension say char areas in the upazila are suitable for chilli cultivation, but local farmers are not happy because of low prices this year. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj
A worker risking his life while working on a multistorey under-construction building in the capital’s Jigatola area. The authorities concerned remain oblivious to the dire consequences of the lack of safety measures. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS