Swarupkathi wood in Dhaka

  • Consignments of wood reach Narayanganj’s Aliganj terminal in Fatullah in different shapes and sizes. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Consignments of wood reach Narayanganj’s Aliganj terminal in Fatullah in different shapes and sizes. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The consignments of wood that reach Aliganj terminal in Fatullah from Swarupkathi, often arrive in the form of trunks or planks. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The consignments of wood that reach Aliganj terminal in Fatullah from Swarupkathi, often arrive in the form of trunks or planks. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Wooden materials in the form of trunks or planks are transported to Fatullah’s Aliganj terminal from Swarupkathi. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Wooden materials in the form of trunks or planks are transported to Fatullah’s Aliganj terminal from Swarupkathi. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The trunks are dumped into the Buriganga River at Aliganj terminal and workers collect the floating logs and carry them back to shore. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The trunks are dumped into the Buriganga River at Aliganj terminal and workers collect the floating logs and carry them back to shore. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The workers are loading trucks with wooden logs which were transported from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi to Aliganj terminal in Narayanganj’ Fatullah. This truck will transport the wood either to furniture factories or to sawmills. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The workers are loading trucks with wooden logs which were transported from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi to Aliganj terminal in Narayanganj’ Fatullah. This truck will transport the wood either to furniture factories or to sawmills. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Mahogany, Karai, Raintree, Kadam and Velvet are among the wooden logs which arrive in Dhaka from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mahogany, Karai, Raintree, Kadam and Velvet are among the wooden logs which arrive in Dhaka from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Carpenters will use the timbers from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi to craft beds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Carpenters will use the timbers from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi to craft beds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers are unloading timbers from cargo to craft beds that arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers are unloading timbers from cargo to craft beds that arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Timbers from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi are being loaded onto a truck by workers at Narayanganj’s Aliganj terminal in Fatullah to transport to a furniture factory to craft beds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Timbers from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi are being loaded onto a truck by workers at Narayanganj’s Aliganj terminal in Fatullah to transport to a furniture factory to craft beds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The small pieces of wood will be used as bed legs. The wood which arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi will be distributed to various parts of the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The small pieces of wood will be used as bed legs. The wood which arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi will be distributed to various parts of the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The small pieces of wood will be used as bed legs. The wood which arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi will be distributed to various parts of the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The small pieces of wood will be used as bed legs. The wood which arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi will be distributed to various parts of the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The small pieces of wood will be used as bed legs. The wood which arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi will be distributed to various parts of the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The small pieces of wood will be used as bed legs. The wood which arrived from Pirojpur’s Swarupkathi will be distributed to various parts of the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi