Abul Miah, 55, tending to his cucumber plants in Kandigaon union of Sylhet’s Sadar upazila. Farmer families across the upazila are happy as the yield this year is good and the vegetable is being sold at a wholesale price of Tk 50-55 per kg. However, Abul claimed he could have had better yield if it weren’t for excessive rain this season. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Sheikh Nasir
Unloaded from a fishing trawler, hilsa being taken to the wholesale market at Uthan Majhir Ghat of Chattogram’s Anwara upazila yesterday. Fishers say they are not getting good catches this year compared to previous years. The national fish was selling for Tk 15,000 to Tk 60,000 per maund depending on size.
Photo: Rajib Raihan
To make room for the Dhaka Elevated Expressway, this part of Hatirjheel has been filled up near the Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel. The expressway will link Shahjalal International Airport and the Dhaka-Chattogram highway. The airport-Farmgate section of the expressway has been opened recently. The photo was taken yesterday.
Photo: Anisur Rahman
Pedestrians struggle to find a way ahead as vendors occupy a significant portion of the footbridge at the capital’s Farmgate. The photo was taken yesterday.
Photo: Sk Enamul Haq