Dhaka traffic surges in lockdown

  • A halted train at the deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A halted train at the deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A halted train at the deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A halted train at the deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Private cars, autorickshaws and motorcycles plied Hanif Flyover in Dhaka on the second day of a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Private cars, autorickshaws and motorcycles plied Hanif Flyover in Dhaka on the second day of a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Private cars, autorickshaws and motorcycles plied Hanif Flyover in Dhaka on the second day of a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Private cars, autorickshaws and motorcycles plied Hanif Flyover in Dhaka on the second day of a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A general view of deserted Mohakhali Bus Terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A general view of deserted Mohakhali Bus Terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People move along a lockdown sign on barricades at the entrance of Golapbagh in Dhaka on the second day of a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People move along a lockdown sign on barricades at the entrance of Golapbagh in Dhaka on the second day of a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People move along a lockdown sign on barricades at the entrance of Golapbagh in Dhaka on the second day of a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People move along a lockdown sign on barricades at the entrance of Golapbagh in Dhaka on the second day of a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The number of private cars at Chairman Bari in Dhaka’s Banani was almost like normal days on the second day of a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The number of private cars at Chairman Bari in Dhaka’s Banani was almost like normal days on the second day of a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A general view of the Mohakhali flyover on Dhaka’s Airport Road on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A general view of the Mohakhali flyover on Dhaka’s Airport Road on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police fined a man in Dhaka for moving out on his car without a lockdown pass on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police fined a man in Dhaka for moving out on his car without a lockdown pass on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police action on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s Kolabagan during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police action on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s Kolabagan during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police action on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s Kolabagan during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police action on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s Kolabagan during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A general view of the street in Dhaka’s Gabtoli during the second day of a nationwide lockdown over on Thursday morning, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A general view of the street in Dhaka’s Gabtoli during the second day of a nationwide lockdown over on Thursday morning, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A motorcyclist shows police a lockdown pass in Dhaka’s Gabtoli on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A motorcyclist shows police a lockdown pass in Dhaka’s Gabtoli on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police interrogate people who moved out with their vehicles on the second day of a lockdown in Dhaka’s Gabtoli on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police interrogate people who moved out with their vehicles on the second day of a lockdown in Dhaka’s Gabtoli on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police interrogate people who moved out with their vehicles on the second day of a lockdown in Dhaka’s Gabtoli on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police interrogate people who moved out with their vehicles on the second day of a lockdown in Dhaka’s Gabtoli on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Volunteers are delivering kitchen staples on behalf of the councillor of ward-21 under Dhaka South City Corporation amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Volunteers are delivering kitchen staples on behalf of the councillor of ward-21 under Dhaka South City Corporation amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Volunteers are delivering kitchen staples on behalf of the councillor of ward-21 under Dhaka South City Corporation amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Volunteers are delivering kitchen staples on behalf of the councillor of ward-21 under Dhaka South City Corporation amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police seized several rickshaws on the Sixty Feet Road in Dhaka’s Mirpur on the second day of a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police seized several rickshaws on the Sixty Feet Road in Dhaka’s Mirpur on the second day of a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove