26 October, 2020

  • The Hindu devotees are placing the idol of the goddess Durga on a truck to carry it to the banks of Buriganga River from the puja marquee in Kalabagan for immersion, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Hindu devotees are placing the idol of the goddess Durga on a truck to carry it to the banks of Buriganga River from the puja marquee in Kalabagan for immersion, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The idol of the goddess Durga is carried to the banks of Buriganga River in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur for immersion, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The idol of the goddess Durga is carried to the banks of Buriganga River in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur for immersion, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga through the immersion of her idol in the Buriganga River in Dhaka’s Basila area, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga through the immersion of her idol in the Buriganga River in Dhaka’s Basila area, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community, ends with the immersion of the idol of goddess Durga. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather on the banks of Buriganga River at Mohammadpur’s Basila to bid farewell to the goddess, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community, ends with the immersion of the idol of goddess Durga. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather on the banks of Buriganga River at Mohammadpur’s Basila to bid farewell to the goddess, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community, ends with the immersion of the idol of goddess Durga. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather on the banks of Buriganga River at Mohammadpur’s Basila to bid farewell to the goddess, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community, ends with the immersion of the idol of goddess Durga. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather on the banks of Buriganga River at Mohammadpur’s Basila to bid farewell to the goddess, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community, ends with the immersion of the idol of goddess Durga. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather on the banks of Buriganga River at Mohammadpur’s Basila to bid farewell to the goddess, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sharadiya Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community, ends with the immersion of the idol of goddess Durga. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather on the banks of Buriganga River at Mohammadpur’s Basila to bid farewell to the goddess, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Hindu devotees bid farewell to goddess Durga through the immersion of her idol on the banks of Buriganga River in Dhaka’s Basila, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Hindu devotees bid farewell to goddess Durga through the immersion of her idol on the banks of Buriganga River in Dhaka’s Basila, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB raids the house of MP Haji Selim after his son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB raids the house of MP Haji Selim after his son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB raids the house of MP Haji Selim after his son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB raids the house of MP Haji Selim after his son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB raids the house of MP Haji Selim after his son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB raids the house of MP Haji Selim after his son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Curious onlookers are gathered outside people the residence of MP Haji Selim at Old Dhaka's Soari Ghat as the Rapid Action Battalion carried out a raid on the building after the lawmaker's son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Curious onlookers are gathered outside people the residence of MP Haji Selim at Old Dhaka's Soari Ghat as the Rapid Action Battalion carried out a raid on the building after the lawmaker's son, Erfan Selim, was implicated in a case over the assault of a naval officer, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindu devotees smear each other with ‘abir’ (dry colours) in a playful ritual before the immersion of the Goddess Durga's idol at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees smear each other with ‘abir’ (dry colours) in a playful ritual before the immersion of the Goddess Durga's idol at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindu devotees smear each other with ‘abir’ (dry colours) in a playful ritual before the immersion of the Goddess Durga's idol at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees smear each other with ‘abir’ (dry colours) in a playful ritual before the immersion of the Goddess Durga's idol at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Women indulge in the playful ritual of ‘sindur khela’, where they smear each other’s face with red vermillion, at the end of the Durga Puja rituals to mark Dashami at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Women indulge in the playful ritual of ‘sindur khela’, where they smear each other’s face with red vermillion, at the end of the Durga Puja rituals to mark Dashami at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga at the end of the puja rituals at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple marking Bijaya Dashami, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga at the end of the puja rituals at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple marking Bijaya Dashami, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga at the end of the puja rituals at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple marking Bijaya Dashami, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga at the end of the puja rituals at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple marking Bijaya Dashami, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga at the end of the puja rituals at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple marking Bijaya Dashami, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees bid farewell to the goddess Durga at the end of the puja rituals at Old Dhaka's Dhakeshwari Temple marking Bijaya Dashami, Oct 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi