Shimulia port crowded in lockdown

  • An exodus of people returning to Dhaka leaves a ferry at Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021, ignoring the stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An exodus of people returning to Dhaka leaves a ferry at Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021, ignoring the stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An exodus of people returning to Dhaka leaves a ferry at Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021, ignoring the stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An exodus of people returning to Dhaka leaves a ferry at Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021, ignoring the stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Ferry services are allowed to operate amid the lockdown to transport emergency service vehicles and freight trucks, but reckless people are not following the health rules and heading to Dhaka after crossing the Padma River from southern districts in Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Ferry services are allowed to operate amid the lockdown to transport emergency service vehicles and freight trucks, but reckless people are not following the health rules and heading to Dhaka after crossing the Padma River from southern districts in Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Ferry services are allowed to operate amid the lockdown to transport emergency service vehicles and freight trucks, but reckless people are not following the health rules and heading to Dhaka after crossing the Padma River from southern districts in Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Ferry services are allowed to operate amid the lockdown to transport emergency service vehicles and freight trucks, but reckless people are not following the health rules and heading to Dhaka after crossing the Padma River from southern districts in Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A group of people trying to hire a mircrobus to return to Dhaka from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River as transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A group of people trying to hire a mircrobus to return to Dhaka from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River as transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Public transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Hundreds of people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River on a ferry on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Public transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Hundreds of people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River on a ferry on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Public transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Hundreds of people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River on a ferry on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Public transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Hundreds of people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River on a ferry on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove