Eid journey, sometimes on foot

  • Personnel of Border Guard Bangladesh turning back vehicles near the toll plaza in Keraniganj’s Abdullahpur on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 as part of efforts to stop an exodus ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Personnel of Border Guard Bangladesh turning back vehicles near the toll plaza in Keraniganj’s Abdullahpur on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 as part of efforts to stop an exodus ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People walk to cross the toll plaza in Keraniganj’s Abdullahpur on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 after the authorities stopped their vehicles as part of efforts to stop an exodus ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People walk to cross the toll plaza in Keraniganj’s Abdullahpur on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 after the authorities stopped their vehicles as part of efforts to stop an exodus ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Travellers scramble to hop on a pick-up truck after crossing a BGB check-post on foot near the toll plaza in Keraniganj’s Abdullahpur on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The border guards at the check-post stopped their transport as part of efforts to stop an exodus before Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Travellers scramble to hop on a pick-up truck after crossing a BGB check-post on foot near the toll plaza in Keraniganj’s Abdullahpur on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The border guards at the check-post stopped their transport as part of efforts to stop an exodus before Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • With long-haul bus services suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown, people from the southern districts walk to Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 as they try to reach home before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    With long-haul bus services suspended amid a coronavirus lockdown, people from the southern districts walk to Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 as they try to reach home before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People ride motorcycles to reach Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People ride motorcycles to reach Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People ride motorcycles to reach Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People ride motorcycles to reach Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 before Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry is packed with Eid holidaymakers in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry is packed with Eid holidaymakers in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry is packed with Eid holidaymakers in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry is packed with Eid holidaymakers in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove