Eid holidaymakers leave Dhaka in lockdown

  • People travelling home for Eid crowd the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021 despite the ongoing lockdown.

    People travelling home for Eid crowd the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021 despite the ongoing lockdown.

  • People travelling home for Eid crowd the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021 despite the ongoing lockdown.

    People travelling home for Eid crowd the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021 despite the ongoing lockdown.

  • Thousands of people travelling to southern Bangladesh break pandemic rules to cross the Padma River, at the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown.

    Thousands of people travelling to southern Bangladesh break pandemic rules to cross the Padma River, at the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown.

  • Thousands of people travelling to southern Bangladesh break pandemic rules to cross the Padma River, at the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown.

    Thousands of people travelling to southern Bangladesh break pandemic rules to cross the Padma River, at the port at Munshiganj’s Shimulia on May 7, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown.

  • A ferry at Munshiganj’s Shimulia is packed with people trying to return home for Eid on May 7, 2021 amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

    A ferry at Munshiganj’s Shimulia is packed with people trying to return home for Eid on May 7, 2021 amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

  • A ferry at Munshiganj’s Shimulia is packed with people trying to return home for Eid on May 7, 2021 amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

    A ferry at Munshiganj’s Shimulia is packed with people trying to return home for Eid on May 7, 2021 amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

  • Families wait at Gabtoli Bus Terminal for whatever means of transport they can get to return home in their native towns and villages and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their relatives as long-haul passenger transport services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Families wait at Gabtoli Bus Terminal for whatever means of transport they can get to return home in their native towns and villages and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their relatives as long-haul passenger transport services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are renting cars to return home in their native towns and villages and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their relatives as long-haul passenger transport services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are renting cars to return home in their native towns and villages and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their relatives as long-haul passenger transport services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People cross Amin Bazar bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Friday, May 7, 2021 as they try to return to their village home and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their families amid a shutdown of long-haul passenger transport services during a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People cross Amin Bazar bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Friday, May 7, 2021 as they try to return to their village home and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their families amid a shutdown of long-haul passenger transport services during a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People cross Amin Bazar bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Friday, May 7, 2021 as they try to return to their village home and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their families amid a shutdown of long-haul passenger transport services during a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People cross Amin Bazar bridge in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Friday, May 7, 2021 as they try to return to their village home and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their families amid a shutdown of long-haul passenger transport services during a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Eid holidaymakers travel by a pickup truck on Friday, May 7, 2021 as long-haul bus services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Eid holidaymakers travel by a pickup truck on Friday, May 7, 2021 as long-haul bus services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are taking many short trips to travel a long distance home as long-haul bus services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are taking many short trips to travel a long distance home as long-haul bus services remain suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove