Hatirjheel stinks of pollution

  • Plastic waste and a deep layer of algae cover parts of Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka’s Gulshan. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Plastic waste and a deep layer of algae cover parts of Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka’s Gulshan. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A foul odour fills the air of Gulshan next to Hatirjheel as garbage and a deep layer of algae cover the lake waters. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A foul odour fills the air of Gulshan next to Hatirjheel as garbage and a deep layer of algae cover the lake waters. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A foul odour fills the air of Gulshan next to Hatirjheel as garbage and a deep layer of algae cover the lake waters. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A foul odour fills the air of Gulshan next to Hatirjheel as garbage and a deep layer of algae cover the lake waters. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Water bus tickets and waste materials from restaurants litter the Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Water bus tickets and waste materials from restaurants litter the Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Plastic waste dumped by visitors litters parts of Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka’s Gulshan. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Plastic waste dumped by visitors litters parts of Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka’s Gulshan. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Plastic waste dumped by visitors litters parts of Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka’s Gulshan. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Plastic waste dumped by visitors litters parts of Hatirjheel Lake in Dhaka’s Gulshan. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

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