The celebration of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, is strong on the folk motif. The photo of a student decorating an earthen pot ahead of Pahela Baishakh, which will be on Thursday, was taken at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Dhaka University yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Rickshaws clog Dhanmondi Road-1 yesterday afternoon. Rickshaw-pullers from across the country throng the city every Ramadan to earn some extra money. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Sohel Taj, former state minister for home affairs and son of Bangladesh’s first prime minister Tajuddin Ahmad, at a demonstration yesterday on Manik Miah Avenue with demands that include declaration of April 10 as the ‘Republic Day’. Photo: Prabir Das
A woman collecting water from a line that has fallen into the storm-water drain near Pangu Hospital yesterday. Residents of sweeper colony in the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar are suffering from water crisis as Wasa supply lines to the colony have been severed due to the work on widening the drain.
Photo: Rashed Shumon