20 July, 2021

  • The streets of Dhaka were mostly empty on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, as the Eid-ul-Azha holiday began on the eve of the festival, but cattle market rush and pressure of travellers created long tailbacks at Gabtoli. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The streets of Dhaka were mostly empty on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, as the Eid-ul-Azha holiday began on the eve of the festival, but cattle market rush and pressure of travellers created long tailbacks at Gabtoli. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of Mirpur Road at New Market in Dhaka on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, as the Eid-ul-Azha holiday began on the eve of the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of Mirpur Road at New Market in Dhaka on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, as the Eid-ul-Azha holiday began on the eve of the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Motijeel commercial area in Dhaka is almost deserted on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, as the Eid-ul-Azha holiday began on the eve of the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Motijeel commercial area in Dhaka is almost deserted on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, as the Eid-ul-Azha holiday began on the eve of the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The busy streets of Dhaka have quieted on the first day of the Eid holidays. The Zero Point area, normally abuzz with activity, is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The busy streets of Dhaka have quieted on the first day of the Eid holidays. The Zero Point area, normally abuzz with activity, is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The busy streets of Dhaka have quieted on the first day of the Eid holidays. The Zero Point area, normally abuzz with activity, is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The busy streets of Dhaka have quieted on the first day of the Eid holidays. The Zero Point area, normally abuzz with activity, is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is largely clear of traffic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sonali Bank’s main branch in Motijheel has remained open on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays, under special orders. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sonali Bank’s main branch in Motijheel has remained open on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays, under special orders. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sonali Bank’s main branch in Motijheel has remained open on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays, under special orders. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sonali Bank’s main branch in Motijheel has remained open on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021, the first day of the Eid holidays, under special orders. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The sacrificial cattle for Eid-ul-Azha need grass to feed on. Two individuals were cutting the grasses for the animals at Suhrawardy Udyan on Monday, Jul 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The sacrificial cattle for Eid-ul-Azha need grass to feed on. Two individuals were cutting the grasses for the animals at Suhrawardy Udyan on Monday, Jul 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people are stealing jackfruit and the leaves from its trees without permission to feed the cattle on Monday, Jul 19, 2021 before slaughter on the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people are stealing jackfruit and the leaves from its trees without permission to feed the cattle on Monday, Jul 19, 2021 before slaughter on the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi