Felling trees for beautification

  • Trees are marked for felling at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka as part of a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trees are marked for felling at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka as part of a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trees have been felled in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan for a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trees have been felled in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan for a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Felled trees in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan. The authorities are felling the trees as part of a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Felled trees in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan. The authorities are felling the trees as part of a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trees are felled to construct walkways in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trees are felled to construct walkways in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trees are felled to construct walkways in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trees are felled to construct walkways in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A signboard states that the planned forestration in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan is ongoing as part of a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A signboard states that the planned forestration in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan is ongoing as part of a project to construct Swadhinata Stambha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Protesters have written the words

    Protesters have written the words "No Tree Felling" on the wall at the entrance to Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Several organisations demonstrate in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan against the felling of trees at the park for beautification and construction of a restaurant. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Several organisations demonstrate in Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan against the felling of trees at the park for beautification and construction of a restaurant. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove