06 January, 2021

  • Rabeya Khatun, a woman from Mirpur, lies outside the COVID-19 isolation ward at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital in Dhaka as she is being treated for breathing complications while awaiting coronavirus test results. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rabeya Khatun, a woman from Mirpur, lies outside the COVID-19 isolation ward at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital in Dhaka as she is being treated for breathing complications while awaiting coronavirus test results. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the Left Democratic Alliance rallied outside the Department of Environment in Dhaka on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 after the police stopped them from laying siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the Left Democratic Alliance rallied outside the Department of Environment in Dhaka on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 after the police stopped them from laying siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the Left Democratic Alliance rallied outside the Department of Environment in Dhaka on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 after the police stopped them from laying siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the Left Democratic Alliance rallied outside the Department of Environment in Dhaka on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 after the police stopped them from laying siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The police stopped members of the Left Democratic Alliance marching on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners quit. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The police stopped members of the Left Democratic Alliance marching on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners quit. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The police stopped members of the Left Democratic Alliance marching on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners quit. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The police stopped members of the Left Democratic Alliance marching on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commissioners quit. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Left Democratic Alliance marched on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commission resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Left Democratic Alliance marched on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commission resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Left Democratic Alliance marched on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commission resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Left Democratic Alliance marched on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021 at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to lay siege to the Election Commission demanding that the current commission resign. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A food shop operates on a space designated for a ticket counter at a newly-constructed passenger shade near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur. An employee of the shop said a local councillor allowed the business to run to help traders to survive the impact pandemic, while admitting that it is illegal to set up shop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A food shop operates on a space designated for a ticket counter at a newly-constructed passenger shade near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur. An employee of the shop said a local councillor allowed the business to run to help traders to survive the impact pandemic, while admitting that it is illegal to set up shop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A food shop operates on a space designated for a ticket counter at a newly-constructed passenger shade near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur. An employee of the shop said a local councillor allowed the business to run to help traders to survive the impact pandemic, while admitting that it is illegal to set up shop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A food shop operates on a space designated for a ticket counter at a newly-constructed passenger shade near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur. An employee of the shop said a local councillor allowed the business to run to help traders to survive the impact pandemic, while admitting that it is illegal to set up shop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A food shop operates on a space designated for a ticket counter at a newly-constructed passenger shade near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur. An employee of the shop said a local councillor allowed the business to run to help traders to survive the impact pandemic, while admitting that it is illegal to set up shop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A food shop operates on a space designated for a ticket counter at a newly-constructed passenger shade near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur. An employee of the shop said a local councillor allowed the business to run to help traders to survive the impact pandemic, while admitting that it is illegal to set up shop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi