Disregard as lockdown begins

  • Buses on long-distance routes are parked at Mohakhali Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as the government enforced a weeklong lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buses on long-distance routes are parked at Mohakhali Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as the government enforced a weeklong lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buses on long-distance routes are parked at Mohakhali Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as the government enforced a weeklong lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buses on long-distance routes are parked at Mohakhali Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as the government enforced a weeklong lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A scene from Airport Road on the morning of Monday, Apr 5, 2021, the first day of a weeklong lockdown imposed by the government to limit the spread of coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A scene from Airport Road on the morning of Monday, Apr 5, 2021, the first day of a weeklong lockdown imposed by the government to limit the spread of coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A scene from Airport Road on the morning of Monday, Apr 5, 2021, the first day of a weeklong lockdown imposed by the government to limit the spread of coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A scene from Airport Road on the morning of Monday, Apr 5, 2021, the first day of a weeklong lockdown imposed by the government to limit the spread of coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic backs up on Airport Road in Banani despite a virus lockdown on Monday, Apr 5, 2021, in signs of people’s disregard for pandemic rules. Bangladesh announced a seven-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Customers wait in long queues outside the Agrani bank branch at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as the government reduced transaction hours amid a coronavirus lockdown.

    Customers wait in long queues outside the Agrani bank branch at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as the government reduced transaction hours amid a coronavirus lockdown.

  • The counters of buses on long-distance routes were closed at Kalyanpur in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as a weeklong coronavirus lockdown began.

    The counters of buses on long-distance routes were closed at Kalyanpur in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 as a weeklong coronavirus lockdown began.

  • A view of the shuttered down Karnaphuli Garden City Shopping Complex on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 the first day of a weeklong lockdown over coronavirus.

    A view of the shuttered down Karnaphuli Garden City Shopping Complex on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 the first day of a weeklong lockdown over coronavirus.

  • A view of College Gate area on Mirpur Road in Dhaka on the first day of a weeklong lockdown over coronavirus on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A view of College Gate area on Mirpur Road in Dhaka on the first day of a weeklong lockdown over coronavirus on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A view of College Gate area on Mirpur Road in Dhaka on the first day of a weeklong lockdown over coronavirus on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A view of College Gate area on Mirpur Road in Dhaka on the first day of a weeklong lockdown over coronavirus on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The police barredtransports from entering Dhaka through Aminbazar in the beginning of a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The police barredtransports from entering Dhaka through Aminbazar in the beginning of a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The police barredtransports from entering Dhaka through Aminbazar in the beginning of a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The police barredtransports from entering Dhaka through Aminbazar in the beginning of a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Monday, Apr 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka was almost deserted on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 due to a ban on public transports amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka was almost deserted on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 due to a ban on public transports amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka was almost deserted on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 due to a ban on public transports amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka was almost deserted on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 due to a ban on public transports amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many came to Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 hoping to get transports to return to their home village or town. But no bus in long-distance routes left the terminal due to a ban on public transports amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many came to Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 hoping to get transports to return to their home village or town. But no bus in long-distance routes left the terminal due to a ban on public transports amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders of New Market area in Dhaka demonstrate on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 against a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders of New Market area in Dhaka demonstrate on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 against a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders of New Market area in Dhaka demonstrate on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 against a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders of New Market area in Dhaka demonstrate on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 against a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traders of New Market area in Dhaka demonstrate on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 against a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traders of New Market area in Dhaka demonstrate on Monday, Apr 5, 2021 against a weeklong lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi