Bahadur Shah Park revamped

  • A bird’s eye view of the historical Bahadur Shah Park, which offers a sharp contrast from the clusters of buildings and constricted spaces in Old Dhaka. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A bird’s eye view of the historical Bahadur Shah Park, which offers a sharp contrast from the clusters of buildings and constricted spaces in Old Dhaka. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • DSCC heeded Old Dhaka residents' calls for the modernisation of the Bahadur Shah Park by giving the area a complete makeover. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    DSCC heeded Old Dhaka residents' calls for the modernisation of the Bahadur Shah Park by giving the area a complete makeover. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The renovation work included the removal of the metal grill enclosure to free up more space in the park. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The renovation work included the removal of the metal grill enclosure to free up more space in the park. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Walkways in the Bahadur Shah Park have been widened to allow more people to walk together. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Walkways in the Bahadur Shah Park have been widened to allow more people to walk together. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Newly-built benches allow people to sit, relax and enjoy the atmosphere at the Bahadur Shah Park. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Newly-built benches allow people to sit, relax and enjoy the atmosphere at the Bahadur Shah Park. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The improvements made to Bahadur Shah Park include filling up empty spots in the ground with pebbles. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The improvements made to Bahadur Shah Park include filling up empty spots in the ground with pebbles. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Although the Bahadur Shah Park underwent many improvements, the damaged monument of Khwaja Hafizullah, the eldest son of the Nawab of Dhaka, Sir Khwaja Ahsanullah, remains in disrepair. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although the Bahadur Shah Park underwent many improvements, the damaged monument of Khwaja Hafizullah, the eldest son of the Nawab of Dhaka, Sir Khwaja Ahsanullah, remains in disrepair. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An amphitheatre gallery was built in Bahadur Shah Park during the renovation work. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An amphitheatre gallery was built in Bahadur Shah Park during the renovation work. Oct 19, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi