No sign of strict lockdown rules

  • Traffic was heavy in Dhaka's New Market area despite an ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown in the country, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic was heavy in Dhaka's New Market area despite an ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown in the country, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic was heavy in Dhaka's New Market area despite an ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown in the country, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic was heavy in Dhaka's New Market area despite an ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown in the country, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People crowding Dhaka's New Market area after the government decided to allow stores and shopping malls to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown, subject to compliance with

    People crowding Dhaka's New Market area after the government decided to allow stores and shopping malls to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown, subject to compliance with "strict health rules", Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People crowding Dhaka's New Market area after the government decided to allow stores and shopping malls to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown, subject to compliance with

    People crowding Dhaka's New Market area after the government decided to allow stores and shopping malls to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown, subject to compliance with "strict health rules", Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shoppers gather at the sidewalk shops in front of Dhaka's New Market during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shoppers gather at the sidewalk shops in front of Dhaka's New Market during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are busy shopping at the stores on the foot-over bridge across Dhaka's New Market on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are busy shopping at the stores on the foot-over bridge across Dhaka's New Market on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are busy shopping at the stores on the foot-over bridge across Dhaka's New Market on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are busy shopping at the stores on the foot-over bridge across Dhaka's New Market on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka's New Market brimming with shoppers after shops allowed to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown. However, most people ignored the physical distancing rules imposed by the government in the wake of the surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka's New Market brimming with shoppers after shops allowed to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown. However, most people ignored the physical distancing rules imposed by the government in the wake of the surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People visiting Dhaka's New Market with children amid an ongoing lockdown in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People visiting Dhaka's New Market with children amid an ongoing lockdown in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People visiting Dhaka's New Market with children amid an ongoing lockdown in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People visiting Dhaka's New Market with children amid an ongoing lockdown in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shops and markets have reopened on the fifth day of the week-long as shoppers thronged Dhaka's New Market area on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shops and markets have reopened on the fifth day of the week-long as shoppers thronged Dhaka's New Market area on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shops and markets have reopened on the fifth day of the week-long as shoppers thronged Dhaka's New Market area on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shops and markets have reopened on the fifth day of the week-long as shoppers thronged Dhaka's New Market area on Friday, Apr 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Unable to deal with the customer load, a saree shop at Nur Mansion in Dhaka's New Market area pulls down its shutters as shops and shopping malls reopened on the fifth day of a week-long lockdown to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Unable to deal with the customer load, a saree shop at Nur Mansion in Dhaka's New Market area pulls down its shutters as shops and shopping malls reopened on the fifth day of a week-long lockdown to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buyers gather at Dhaka's New Market in Dhaka after the government allowed shops and shopping malls to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown, subject to compliance with ‘strict hygiene rules’. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buyers gather at Dhaka's New Market in Dhaka after the government allowed shops and shopping malls to remain open during the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown, subject to compliance with ‘strict hygiene rules’. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove