Illegally built slums next to the Tejgaon rail tracks in the capital’s Tejkuni Para were demolished yesterday by the railway authorities, as the slum-dwellers did not move from the area despite repeated warnings. However, this has left many people homeless, who are now trying to relocate with whatever belongings they have left after the destruction of their homes.
CAPTION: PRABIR DAS
A woman stands in the middle of the road with bags, a baby in a carrier, and an umbrella, waiting to catch a bus as heavy rain ravaged the city yesterday afternoon. Due to low pressure in the bay and continuous rains, commuters have been suffering on the roads while waiting for public transport. The photo was taken in the capital’s Farmgate area.
PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN
Rizia Begum selling coconuts to tourists on the Passur river near Joymoni area in Bagerhat’s Mongla upazila. Since childhood, she has been rowing her boat on the river and selling seasonal fruits to tourist boats in and around Sundarbans, as well as foreign ships anchored off the Mongla port. She makes around Tk 700-800 daily. The photo was taken yesterday.
Photo: Habibur Rahman
Mosaddek Hossain has his arms around Najmul Hossain Shanto, perhaps congratulating the 24-year-old for his return to the national fold. Liton Das was also in jovial mood at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday after recovering from injury and being named in Bangladesh’s 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup in Australia next month.
Photo: Firoz Ahmed