A long, hard day at Majharighat

  • Workers get Tk 5 to Tk 6 to carry one basket full of salt from boats at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. They earn Tk 400 to Tk 500 per day. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers get Tk 5 to Tk 6 to carry one basket full of salt from boats at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. They earn Tk 400 to Tk 500 per day. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers say the coronavirus lockdown has hampered supply and hit their earnings for carrying salt from boats at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers say the coronavirus lockdown has hampered supply and hit their earnings for carrying salt from boats at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers say the coronavirus lockdown has hampered supply and hit their earnings for carrying salt from boats at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers say the coronavirus lockdown has hampered supply and hit their earnings for carrying salt from boats at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers get Tk 6 to Tk 7 in exchange for carrying one sack full of imported grains from vessels at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. They earn Tk 600 to Tk 700 per day. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers get Tk 6 to Tk 7 in exchange for carrying one sack full of imported grains from vessels at Majhirghat pier to the warehouses in Chattogram. They earn Tk 600 to Tk 700 per day. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers moving stones from a vessel to a truck by using a crane at Majhirghat pier in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers moving stones from a vessel to a truck by using a crane at Majhirghat pier in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers moving stones from a vessel to a truck by using a crane at Majhirghat pier in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers moving stones from a vessel to a truck by using a crane at Majhirghat pier in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu