26 March, 2021

  • Awami League leaders pay their respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

    Awami League leaders pay their respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

  • The Dhaka District Unit of the Police Bureau of Investigation pay homage to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

    The Dhaka District Unit of the Police Bureau of Investigation pay homage to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

  • Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman pays his respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

    Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman pays his respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

  • Leaders of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal pay tributes to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

    Leaders of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal pay tributes to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

  • Officials pay their respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on behalf of the cultural affairs ministry on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

    Officials pay their respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on behalf of the cultural affairs ministry on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

  • Organisations pay their respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

    Organisations pay their respects to the Liberation War martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on the 50th Independence Day on Friday, Mar 26, 2021.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on as her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi hands the Gandhi Peace Prize for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to her sister Sheikh Rehana, the youngest daughter of Bangabandhu, at the celebrations of Bangladesh’s 50th anniversary and Bangabandhu’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on as her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi hands the Gandhi Peace Prize for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to her sister Sheikh Rehana, the youngest daughter of Bangabandhu, at the celebrations of Bangladesh’s 50th anniversary and Bangabandhu’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • President Abdul Hamid speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Abdul Hamid speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • President Abdul Hamid speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Abdul Hamid speaks at a programme marking the 50th Independence Day and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a programme celebrating the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • Members of Hifazat-e Islam bringing their fellows, who were injured during clashes with the law enforcers after attacks on a police station and government structures in Chattogram's Hathazari during protests against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, to Chattogram Medical College on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Members of Hifazat-e Islam bringing their fellows, who were injured during clashes with the law enforcers after attacks on a police station and government structures in Chattogram's Hathazari during protests against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, to Chattogram Medical College on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Hifazat-e Islami workers carrying sticks watch an ambulance carry their fellows injured in clashes with the police in Chattogram's Hathazari during violent demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence on Friday, Mar 26, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Shanties have cropped up in the area designated for Revenue Building-2 in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shanties have cropped up in the area designated for Revenue Building-2 in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shanties have cropped up in the area designated for Revenue Building-2 in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shanties have cropped up in the area designated for Revenue Building-2 in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove