Topi, attar sales 'down'

  • Mohammad Shahin, who runs a topi shop at Baitul Mukarram Market in Dhaka, says the sale is not as high as expected during Ramadan due to a coronavirus outbreak and lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mohammad Shahin, who runs a topi shop at Baitul Mukarram Market in Dhaka, says the sale is not as high as expected during Ramadan due to a coronavirus outbreak and lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Topis are priced between Tk 50 and Tk 1,500 per piece at Baitul Mukarram Market. The traders are passing their days in gloom because, they say, the number of customers has dropped due to a coronavirus outbreak and lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Topis are priced between Tk 50 and Tk 1,500 per piece at Baitul Mukarram Market. The traders are passing their days in gloom because, they say, the number of customers has dropped due to a coronavirus outbreak and lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man buys a topi at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man buys a topi at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man checks topis at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man checks topis at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Attar traders of Baitul Mukarram Market in Dhaka say their business is slow due to a coronavirus outbreak and lockdown before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Attar traders of Baitul Mukarram Market in Dhaka say their business is slow due to a coronavirus outbreak and lockdown before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man checks attar at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man checks attar at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man and his son buy attar at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man and his son buy attar at a shop in Dhaka's Baitul Muarram Market on Monday, May 10, 2021 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • At Baitul Mukarram Market in Dhaka, attar is priced between Tk 80 and Tk 3,500 per milligram.. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    At Baitul Mukarram Market in Dhaka, attar is priced between Tk 80 and Tk 3,500 per milligram.. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi