Fishing in polluted Rampura Canal

  • Tilapia fish farmed at Gulshan Lake and other varieties of fish from Hatirjheel come to Rampura Canal in Dhaka as the authorities open the sluice gate after incessant rains for hours on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Tilapia fish farmed at Gulshan Lake and other varieties of fish from Hatirjheel come to Rampura Canal in Dhaka as the authorities open the sluice gate after incessant rains for hours on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People from low-income families fish in the polluted Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People from low-income families fish in the polluted Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Tilapia fish farmed at Gulshan Lake and other varieties of fish from Hatirjheel come to Rampura Canal in Dhaka as the authorities open the sluice gate after incessant rains for hours on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Tilapia fish farmed at Gulshan Lake and other varieties of fish from Hatirjheel come to Rampura Canal in Dhaka as the authorities open the sluice gate after incessant rains for hours on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some residents of Merul Badda and Aftabnagar in Dhaka catch fish weighing more than 20 kg from Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some residents of Merul Badda and Aftabnagar in Dhaka catch fish weighing more than 20 kg from Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some residents of Merul Badda and Aftabnagar in Dhaka catch fish weighing more than 20 kg from Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some residents of Merul Badda and Aftabnagar in Dhaka catch fish weighing more than 20 kg from Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People from low-income families in Dhaka’s Merul Badda and Aftabnagar catch fish by using mosquito net and whatever else they have from Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People from low-income families in Dhaka’s Merul Badda and Aftabnagar catch fish by using mosquito net and whatever else they have from Rampura Canal on Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi