Long-haul buses in lockdown

  • Long-haul buses left Gazipur’s Chandra and Ashulia’s Baipail for Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Panchagar, Thakurgaon, Bogura, Kushtia and Jhenaidah on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 amid a ban on inter-district passengers transport to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Long-haul buses left Gazipur’s Chandra and Ashulia’s Baipail for Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Panchagar, Thakurgaon, Bogura, Kushtia and Jhenaidah on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 amid a ban on inter-district passengers transport to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A transport worker calling passengers using a loudhailer as some buses hauled travellers on long routes from Ashulia’s Baipail amid a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A transport worker calling passengers using a loudhailer as some buses hauled travellers on long routes from Ashulia’s Baipail amid a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A transport worker calling passengers using a loudhailer as some buses hauled travellers on long routes from Ashulia’s Baipail amid a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A transport worker calling passengers using a loudhailer as some buses hauled travellers on long routes from Ashulia’s Baipail amid a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A long tailback of highway buses in Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 amid a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A long tailback of highway buses in Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 amid a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bus operators took passengers in Gazipur’s Chandra for long-route rides to the north on Wednesday, Mat 12, 2021 despite a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bus operators took passengers in Gazipur’s Chandra for long-route rides to the north on Wednesday, Mat 12, 2021 despite a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bus operators took passengers in Gazipur’s Chandra for long-route rides to the north on Wednesday, Mat 12, 2021 despite a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bus operators took passengers in Gazipur’s Chandra for long-route rides to the north on Wednesday, Mat 12, 2021 despite a ban on inter-district passenger transport to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi