Today's Gallery (2022.08.04)

The rail tracks at Haiderabad of East Tongi have become somewhat of a “hangout spot”, as at least 200 fast-food shops have sprouted up along the tracks over the past year or two. The visitors seem to be completely oblivious of the dangers even though multiple rail-crossing deaths have occurred just recently. Meanwhile, the Bangladesh Railway authorities are not doing anything either to evict these illegal shops. PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN
A structure encroaching on the Buriganga in South Keraniganj. A pillar demarcating the river, put up by BIWTA last year, is clearly visible. The authorities have yet to remove the illegal structure from the foreshore. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A woman carries bags of essentials out of a TCB food centre in the capital’s Motijheel. The area was crowded with hundreds of people as the TCB programme to provide essentials to one crore poor families began yesterday. PHOTO: FIROZ AHMED