Places of worship in Dhaka amid virus shutdown

  • Devotees offered Jumma prayers keeping some distance from each other at Kamalapur Railway Mosque in Dhaka on Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Devotees offered Jumma prayers keeping some distance from each other at Kamalapur Railway Mosque in Dhaka on Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Devotees offered Jumma prayers keeping some distance from each other at Kamalapur Railway Mosque in Dhaka on Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Devotees offered Jumma prayers keeping some distance from each other at Kamalapur Railway Mosque in Dhaka on Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslim devotees attended Jumma prayers wearing face masks at Kamalapur Railway Mosque in Dhaka on Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Muslim devotees attended Jumma prayers wearing face masks at Kamalapur Railway Mosque in Dhaka on Friday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many Muslim devotes who arrived early to attend Jumma prayers on Friday had to wait in front of the main gate of Baitul Mukarram mosque as it remains closed until 1 pm to stem the coronavirus outbreak.

    Many Muslim devotes who arrived early to attend Jumma prayers on Friday had to wait in front of the main gate of Baitul Mukarram mosque as it remains closed until 1 pm to stem the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Disinfectant is sprayed to clean Baitul Mukarram premises before the Jumma prayers on Friday.

    Disinfectant is sprayed to clean Baitul Mukarram premises before the Jumma prayers on Friday.

  • Loknath Ashram in Dhaka’s Swamibagh remains open for the devotees only for a brief period amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Loknath Ashram in Dhaka’s Swamibagh remains open for the devotees only for a brief period amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Loknath Ashram in Dhaka’s Swamibagh remains open for the devotees only for a brief period amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Loknath Ashram in Dhaka’s Swamibagh remains open for the devotees only for a brief period amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • ISKCON temple in Dhaka’s Swamibagh is closed in an effort to stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    ISKCON temple in Dhaka’s Swamibagh is closed in an effort to stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate was almost empty as a few visited it amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate was almost empty as a few visited it amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate was almost empty as only a handful visit it amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate was almost empty as only a handful visit it amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Buddist temple in Dhaka’s Basabo is closed in an effort to stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Buddist temple in Dhaka’s Basabo is closed in an effort to stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslim devotees wash their hands after arriving at the Baitul Mukarram mosque to offer Jumma prayers on Friday.

    Muslim devotees wash their hands after arriving at the Baitul Mukarram mosque to offer Jumma prayers on Friday.

  • Disinfectant is sprayed to clean Baitul Mukarram premises before the Jumma prayers on Friday.

    Disinfectant is sprayed to clean Baitul Mukarram premises before the Jumma prayers on Friday.

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