09 May, 2020

  • Despite the government allowing malls to reopen during the lockdown ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, traders of Dhaka’s New Market kept the shutters down with the fear of the coronavirus infection running deep. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Despite the government allowing malls to reopen during the lockdown ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, traders of Dhaka’s New Market kept the shutters down with the fear of the coronavirus infection running deep. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Almost all the shops in Dhaka’s New Market are closed. The traders of the market have decided to keep the shutters down until Eid-ul-Fitr amid deep-running fears of the coronavirus despite the government easing some of the lockdown restrictions. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Almost all the shops in Dhaka’s New Market are closed. The traders of the market have decided to keep the shutters down until Eid-ul-Fitr amid deep-running fears of the coronavirus despite the government easing some of the lockdown restrictions. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The crowds and vehicles that typically line the road from New Market to Science Laboratory in Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday seem to be a distant memory amid the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The crowds and vehicles that typically line the road from New Market to Science Laboratory in Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday seem to be a distant memory amid the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Security guards stand watch at Dhaka’s New Market as almost all malls remain shuttered amid the lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Security guards stand watch at Dhaka’s New Market as almost all malls remain shuttered amid the lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Balaka Cine World in Nilkhet, which is usually abuzz with visitors, sits empty amid the government-enforced shutdown of cinema halls across Bangladesh to stem the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Balaka Cine World in Nilkhet, which is usually abuzz with visitors, sits empty amid the government-enforced shutdown of cinema halls across Bangladesh to stem the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Balaka Cine World in Nilkhet, which is usually abuzz with visitors, sits empty amid the government-enforced shutdown of cinema halls across Bangladesh to stem the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Balaka Cine World in Nilkhet, which is usually abuzz with visitors, sits empty amid the government-enforced shutdown of cinema halls across Bangladesh to stem the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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