Plastic toys replace traditional ones

  • Vendors sell plastic toys at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka during Eid-ul-Fitr. They had once sold traditional clay toys and dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vendors sell plastic toys at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka during Eid-ul-Fitr. They had once sold traditional clay toys and dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vendors sell plastic toys at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka during Eid-ul-Fitr. They had once sold traditional clay toys and dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vendors sell plastic toys at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka during Eid-ul-Fitr. They had once sold traditional clay toys and dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vendors sell balloons, balls, toy aeroplanes and dolls made of mainly plastic and rubber at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr. None of them have traditional clay toys or dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vendors sell balloons, balls, toy aeroplanes and dolls made of mainly plastic and rubber at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr. None of them have traditional clay toys or dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vendors sell balloons, balls, toy aeroplanes and dolls made of mainly plastic and rubber at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr. None of them have traditional clay toys or dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vendors sell balloons, balls, toy aeroplanes and dolls made of mainly plastic and rubber at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr. None of them have traditional clay toys or dolls. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman buys her son a toy pistol from a vendor at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman buys her son a toy pistol from a vendor at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Mohammad Rahat, a class six student from Old Dhaka, hangs out with his friends at the Central Shaheed Minar premises on Saturday, May 15, 2021. He has brought the plastic guns he bought with the money he got from elders on Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mohammad Rahat, a class six student from Old Dhaka, hangs out with his friends at the Central Shaheed Minar premises on Saturday, May 15, 2021. He has brought the plastic guns he bought with the money he got from elders on Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi