Dhaka is riddled with bureaucratic incompetence. Apathy has rendered the average city dweller utterly indifferent about the chaos of our city. On August 15, 2022, five people were killed after a segment of a box girder of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project fell from a crane on a car in Dhaka's Uttara area.
Four hundred and fifty years ago, King Nilkantha Roy used to live on the banks of the Bhairab river somewhere in Jashore. A daughter was born to his household, Princess Abhaya, after whom the place later came to be known as Abhaynagar.