Rice at Tk 10 in times of coronavirus in Dhaka

  • People gather to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka on Sunday, defying instructions to maintain a safe distance from each other to check coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka on Sunday, defying instructions to maintain a safe distance from each other to check coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka on Sunday, defying instructions to maintain a safe distance from each other to check coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka on Sunday, defying instructions to maintain a safe distance from each other to check coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka on Sunday, defying instructions to maintain a safe distance from each other to check coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka on Sunday, defying instructions to maintain a safe distance from each other to check coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police personnel wield their batons as people were reluctant to maintain safe distance from each other while waiting in the queue to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police personnel wield their batons as people were reluctant to maintain safe distance from each other while waiting in the queue to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The low-income people in the long queues to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg under the government’s open-market sale or OMS programme in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The low-income people in the long queues to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg under the government’s open-market sale or OMS programme in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The food ministry began to sell subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka in an effort to help the poor during the Bangladesh-wide shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The food ministry began to sell subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka in an effort to help the poor during the Bangladesh-wide shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People showing NID card to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka. Each customer can buy up to 5kg of rice once a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People showing NID card to buy subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg in Dhaka. Each customer can buy up to 5kg of rice once a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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