Private cars rule Dhaka streets

  • Private cars and a few autorickshaws and rickshaws made it look like a normal day in Dhaka on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 although it was a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Private cars and a few autorickshaws and rickshaws made it look like a normal day in Dhaka on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 although it was a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Private cars and a few autorickshaws and rickshaws made it look like a normal day in Dhaka on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 although it was a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Private cars and a few autorickshaws and rickshaws made it look like a normal day in Dhaka on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 although it was a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People from low-income families walk to their workplaces in Dhaka as public transport services are halted amid a coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People from low-income families walk to their workplaces in Dhaka as public transport services are halted amid a coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People from low-income families walk to their workplaces in Dhaka as public transport services are halted amid a coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People from low-income families walk to their workplaces in Dhaka as public transport services are halted amid a coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Nasima Begum came to Pangu Hospital in Dhaka from Savar for the treatment of her minor daughter Roza Moni. Nasima had to walk carrying Roza from the hospital in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to Gabtoli while returning home on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 as there was no public transport amid a coronavirus lockdown. The mother fed the girl outside Gabtoli Bus Terminal before resuming the journey to Savar on foot. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Nasima Begum came to Pangu Hospital in Dhaka from Savar for the treatment of her minor daughter Roza Moni. Nasima had to walk carrying Roza from the hospital in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to Gabtoli while returning home on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 as there was no public transport amid a coronavirus lockdown. The mother fed the girl outside Gabtoli Bus Terminal before resuming the journey to Savar on foot. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People taking a pick up truck ride to Savar or Manikganj from Amin Bazar Bridge amid a shutdown of public transport services due to the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People taking a pick up truck ride to Savar or Manikganj from Amin Bazar Bridge amid a shutdown of public transport services due to the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People hiring a microbus on Amin Bazar Bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli amid a shutdown of public transport services due to the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People hiring a microbus on Amin Bazar Bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli amid a shutdown of public transport services due to the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People hiring a microbus on Amin Bazar Bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli amid a shutdown of public transport services due to the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People hiring a microbus on Amin Bazar Bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli amid a shutdown of public transport services due to the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Courier service vehicles are allowed to take long-distance routes amid a coronavirus lockdown. Some people are taking the passenger seats of the vehicles to return home from Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Courier service vehicles are allowed to take long-distance routes amid a coronavirus lockdown. Some people are taking the passenger seats of the vehicles to return home from Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi