Today's Gallery (2023.02.01)

THE BURIGANGA DY(E)ING … A boy flashes a smile as he walks on the banks of the Buriganga, blissfully oblivious to the harmful chemical dye that has turned a portion of the river pink. The continuous discharge of industrial and chemical waste from nearby factories has been killing the river for years. The photo was taken yesterday in the capital’s Shyampur area. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN
A man stacking books for a stall as part of the last-minute preparations for this year’s Ekushey Boi Mela, which begins today at the capital’s Suhrawardy Udyan. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS
Envoys of seven OIC member states call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in the capital yesterday. The envoys are, from left, UAE Ambassador Abdulla Ali Abdulla Khaseif AlHmoudi, Algerian Ambassador Rabah Larbi, Malaysian High Commissioner Haznah Md Hashim, Palestinian Ambassador Yousef SY Ramadan, Maldivian High Commissioner Shiruzimath Sameer, Saudi Arabian Ambassador Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan and Omani Ambassador Abdul Ghaffar Bin Abdul Karim Al-Bulushi. Photo: PID
A man climbs over the barrier of the central reservation on the Padma Bridge approach road in the capital’s Jatrabari to cross to the other side. Though there is a footbridge, not in picture, just a few yards away, he put himself in harm’s way to get there. The photo was taken on Monday. Photo: Amran Hossain