Today's Gallery (2022.04.14)

Blocks and geo bags dumped to protect an embankment in Noliyan area of Khulna’s Dacope upazila are in dilapidated condition. In the aftermath of Cyclone Aila in 2009, the authorities went for the block dumping, but years of neglect has turned them this way, posing risk of erosion. Photo: Habibur Rahman
Workers putting the finishing touches on a temporary sculpture which will be part of the Mangal Shobhajatra today. After two years of scaled-back festivities due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the nation is geared up to celebrate Pahela Baishakh with traditional fervour. The photo was taken near Chhayanaut Cultural Centre in the capital yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das