The largest bamboo bridge in Demra

  • The bamboo bridge at the end of the Rampura canal connects the Khilgaon and Demra Thanas. It is the only means of connectivity between the residents of the two areas. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The bamboo bridge at the end of the Rampura canal connects the Khilgaon and Demra Thanas. It is the only means of connectivity between the residents of the two areas. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The residents of ward No. 70 in Demra’s Nalchhara Etakhola area say they have been using the bridge for 10 years and would travel across on boats before it was built. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The residents of ward No. 70 in Demra’s Nalchhara Etakhola area say they have been using the bridge for 10 years and would travel across on boats before it was built. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Every day, several thousand people use the bamboo bridge built at the end of the Rampura canal in Demra’s Nalchhara Etakhola area. Locals say they are deprived of facilities they are entitled to, despite being a part of the Dhaka South City Corporation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Every day, several thousand people use the bamboo bridge built at the end of the Rampura canal in Demra’s Nalchhara Etakhola area. Locals say they are deprived of facilities they are entitled to, despite being a part of the Dhaka South City Corporation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People have to pay Tk 5 each for a single trip across the bridge built at the end of the Rampura canal in Demra’s Nalchhara Etakhola area. The annual construction cost of the structure is Tk 300,000. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People have to pay Tk 5 each for a single trip across the bridge built at the end of the Rampura canal in Demra’s Nalchhara Etakhola area. The annual construction cost of the structure is Tk 300,000. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi