Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority conducts a drive to evict river grabbers along the Turag in the capital’s Sinnirtek area yesterday. The BIWTA cleared a truck stand and knocked down 17 makeshift shops during the drive to recover 0.4 acres.
Photo: Prabir Das
Using the few planks there, a rickshaw crosses a trench dug by the Dhaka Power Distribution Company to lay underground cables in Old Dhaka’s Nawabpur Road. The authorities did not take any measures to protect the road users. The photo was taken on Monday.
Photo: Anisur Rahman
People loading boats on three-wheelers after buying them at Salutikar Bazar in Sylhet’s Gowainghat upazila yesterday. In preparation for the rainy season, people of the upazila have started buying boats as water bodies overflow during this season and many get marooned. Boats become the main mode of communication in Gowainghat, a low-lying and flood-prone area.
Photo: Sheikh Nasir