Today's Gallery (2022.03.02)

Jhorna Begum peels labels off empty plastic bottles while her toddler son Razu plays on a pile of bottles at a shop in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar. The child is being brought up in such an environment as his mother, who makes about Tk 200 a day, has to work long hours every day. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Amran Hossain
An elderly man checks out the kites a hawker was selling on a street in Karwan Bazar. The seller purchases kites of different sizes and colours from Chawkbazar and sells those in different parts of the capital. Photo: Palash Khan
Laden with sacks of grains, battery-run three-wheelers ply Dhaka-Aricha highway near Savar’s Hemayetpur. These illegal slow-moving vehicles keep running on highways despite a ban. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Palash Khan
River grabbers build illegal structures around the boundary pillar 31 of the Buriganga in Kamrangirchar of Dhaka. The BIWTA had evicted establishments there and built the pillar but the grabbers are at it again. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Amran Hossain