Unmitigated suffering for workers

  • Dhaka-bound workers walked after failing to get a transport from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka-bound workers walked after failing to get a transport from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka-bound workers walked after failing to get a transport from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka-bound workers walked after failing to get a transport from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers walking to cross Postogola Bridge in Dhaka after reaching the city by taking short trips, sometimes on foot, on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers walking to cross Postogola Bridge in Dhaka after reaching the city by taking short trips, sometimes on foot, on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man walks carrying his toddler girl on his shoulders from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 amid growing pressure of travellers with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man walks carrying his toddler girl on his shoulders from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 amid growing pressure of travellers with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka-bound people walking hauling their luggage after failing to get a transport from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 as the pressure of passengers increased with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka-bound people walking hauling their luggage after failing to get a transport from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 as the pressure of passengers increased with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka-bound people taking authorickshaw rides from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 amid growing pressure of passengers with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka-bound people taking authorickshaw rides from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 amid growing pressure of passengers with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka-bound people caught pickup van rides from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 as the pressure of passengers increased with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka-bound people caught pickup van rides from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 as the pressure of passengers increased with factories set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka-bound people took motorcycle rides from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with the pressure of travellers increasing as factories are set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka-bound people took motorcycle rides from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 with the pressure of travellers increasing as factories are set to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi