Living in ruins

  • A group of day-labourers are living in the ruins of their homes following an eviction drive by the BIWTA as they have nowhere else to go. Among the residents, some used to make toys while others crafted plastic items. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of day-labourers are living in the ruins of their homes following an eviction drive by the BIWTA as they have nowhere else to go. Among the residents, some used to make toys while others crafted plastic items. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of day-labourers are living in the ruins of their homes following an eviction drive by the BIWTA as they have nowhere else to go. Among the residents, some used to make toys while others crafted plastic items. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of day-labourers are living in the ruins of their homes following an eviction drive by the BIWTA as they have nowhere else to go. Among the residents, some used to make toys while others crafted plastic items. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of day-labourers are living in the ruins of their homes following an eviction drive by the BIWTA as they have nowhere else to go. Among the residents, some used to make toys while others crafted plastic items. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of day-labourers are living in the ruins of their homes following an eviction drive by the BIWTA as they have nowhere else to go. Among the residents, some used to make toys while others crafted plastic items. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A child hangs out in the midst of the rubble following an eviction drive by the BIWTA at the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat about a month ago. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A child hangs out in the midst of the rubble following an eviction drive by the BIWTA at the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat about a month ago. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man looks for his belongings in the debris of his old home at the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man looks for his belongings in the debris of his old home at the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Residents of Kamal Ghat in Dhaka’s Soari Ghat are yet to gather all their belongings even after an eviction drive by BIWTA left their homes in a pile of rubble. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Residents of Kamal Ghat in Dhaka’s Soari Ghat are yet to gather all their belongings even after an eviction drive by BIWTA left their homes in a pile of rubble. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man eats lunch in his shop, which was reduced to rubble by the BIWTA's eviction drive in the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat a month ago. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man eats lunch in his shop, which was reduced to rubble by the BIWTA's eviction drive in the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat a month ago. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman stands over the ruins of her home a month after an eviction by the BIWTA at the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman stands over the ruins of her home a month after an eviction by the BIWTA at the Kamal Ghat area of Dhaka’s Soari Ghat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi