Bilkis Begum, 70, winnowing Atap rice at her front yard in Badalpara village of Barishal’s Bakerganj upazila. Following harvest every year, she hand-grinds the rice after having it husked by millers and uses it to make traditional winter delicacies, such as rice pudding and pithas, for her family. The photo was taken recently.
Photo: Titu Das
Risking life and limb, Awami League leaders and activists from different districts of Rajshahi division sit on the front and roof of a locomotive on their way to Sheikh Hasina’s rally in Rajshahi city yesterday. At least eight trains were arranged to help the AL men reach the event venue from Joypurhat, Bogura, Sirajganj, Natore, Rajshahi, and Chapainawabganj.
Photo: Anwar Ali