Buses are back in Dhaka

  • The commercial area at Dhaka’s Motijheel is back to its usual mode on Thursday, May 6, 2021, after public transport resumed for the first time since Bangladesh entered a strict pandemic lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The commercial area at Dhaka’s Motijheel is back to its usual mode on Thursday, May 6, 2021, after public transport resumed for the first time since Bangladesh entered a strict pandemic lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The commercial area at Dhaka’s Motijheel is back to its usual mode on Thursday, May 6, 2021, after public transport resumed for the first time since Bangladesh entered a strict pandemic lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The commercial area at Dhaka’s Motijheel is back to its usual mode on Thursday, May 6, 2021, after public transport resumed for the first time since Bangladesh entered a strict pandemic lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The commercial area at Dhaka’s Motijheel is back to its usual mode on Thursday, May 6, 2021, after public transport resumed for the first time since Bangladesh entered a strict pandemic lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The commercial area at Dhaka’s Motijheel is back to its usual mode on Thursday, May 6, 2021, after public transport resumed for the first time since Bangladesh entered a strict pandemic lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic was almost normal on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic was almost normal on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic was almost normal on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic was almost normal on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Buses are back on Azimpur Road in Dhaka after a 20-day shutdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The government allowed transport services to restart in the district and metropolitan areas across Bangladesh. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

    Buses are back on Azimpur Road in Dhaka after a 20-day shutdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The government allowed transport services to restart in the district and metropolitan areas across Bangladesh. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

  • Buses are back on Azimpur Road in Dhaka after a 20-day shutdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The government allowed transport services to restart in the district and metropolitan areas across Bangladesh. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

    Buses are back on Azimpur Road in Dhaka after a 20-day shutdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The government allowed transport services to restart in the district and metropolitan areas across Bangladesh. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

  • A passenger risks his life to get on a bus at the Kakoli intersection in Dhaka on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A passenger risks his life to get on a bus at the Kakoli intersection in Dhaka on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bus helpers were seen violating hygiene rules despite instructions from the government to strictly follow the rules amid the ongoing lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bus helpers were seen violating hygiene rules despite instructions from the government to strictly follow the rules amid the ongoing lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rush of vehicles was seen on Airport Road in Dhaka's Banani on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the first day of public transport services in the capital after a 20-day shutdown in the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi