Sales soar on Dhaka footpaths

  • Low-income people throng the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people throng the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people throng the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people throng the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people flock to the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, violating health safety rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people flock to the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, violating health safety rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people flock to the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, violating health safety rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people flock to the footpath shops for Eid shopping at Bangabazar Hawkers Market in Dhaka’s Gulistan on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, violating health safety rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Parents brought along children for Eid shopping on the footpaths of Gulistan in Dhaka amid a second wave of coronavirus infections on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Parents brought along children for Eid shopping on the footpaths of Gulistan in Dhaka amid a second wave of coronavirus infections on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers crowd the footpaths of Gulistan in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 for cheaper dresses for Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd the footpaths of Gulistan in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 for cheaper dresses for Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers crowd the footpaths of Gulistan in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 for cheaper dresses for Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd the footpaths of Gulistan in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 for cheaper dresses for Eid-ul-Fitr amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi